App Reviews

My Little Pony: Harmony Quest App Poster Image
age 8+
Repetition, required purchases best put out to pasture.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
Magic Store Math App Poster Image
age 8+
Hands-on practice, not magic, makes this game effective.
Devices: iPad
(2016)
Winx Bloomix Quest: magical 3D runner App Poster Image
age 8+
Game is solid; beware of purchases, body-image issues.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2016)
Weirdwood Manor App Poster Image
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age 8+
Solve puzzles, explore rich visuals in cool storybook.
Devices: iPad
(2016)
Star Darlings App Poster Image
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age 8+
Music shines in otherwise lackluster interactive book.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
Run Sackboy! Run! App Poster Image
age 8+
Popular PlayStation character stars in fun endless runner.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
IF... The Emotional IQ Game App Poster Image
age 8+
Fantasy game promotes real-life social and emotional skills.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
The 7D Mine Train App Poster Image
age 8+
Fun endless-runner promo for TV show; in-app buys pushed.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
Cato's Hike: A Programming and Logic Odyssey App Poster Image
age 8+
Maze puzzler makes learning programming an adventure.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2013)
Word Joust for K-5 App Poster Image
age 8+
Solid vocab with some medieval violence best for older kids.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2013)
Skylanders Cloud Patrol App Poster Image
age 8+
Cartoonish shooter an addicting companion to console hit.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2012)
SpinTrip App Poster Image
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age 8+
Challenging yet forgiving platformer with positive message.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4 App Poster Image
age 8+
Beautiful, epic adventure sets new standard for app gaming.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
Harry Potter: Spells App Poster Image
age 8+
Puts the power of magic in your kids' hands.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)