All Reviews

School of the Dead Book Poster Image
age 8+
Suspenseful, action-packed ghost story has mild scares.
By Avi
(2016)
BoxBoxBoy! Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
No cutting corners in this simple, addictive puzzler.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
Saving the Whole Wide World: Hilo, Book 2: Book Poster Image
age 8+
Alien robot fights alien invasion in fun page-turner.
By Judd Winick
(2016)
Kirby: Planet Robobot Game Poster Image
age 8+
Easy cartoon platformer with mild violence, amiibo support.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
 
Imba Means Sing Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Vibrant, uplifting docu about African children's choir.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
Score Rush Extended Game Poster Image
age 8+
Colorful, repetitive arcade game focuses on high scores.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2016)
Beast Machines: Transformers TV Poster Image
age 8+
Exciting, violent action continues robotic animal story.
Network: Syndicated
(2016)
Slugterra: Dark Waters App Poster Image
age 8+
Freemium sci-fi shooter is fun but doesn't stand out.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(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+
LEARNING
Solve puzzles, explore rich visuals in cool storybook.
Devices: iPad
(2016)
Outlaws of Time: The Legend of Sam Miracle Book Poster Image
age 8+
Thrilling, time-traveling Old West fantasy adventure.
By N. D. Wilson
(2016)
Thunderbirds Are Go TV Poster Image
age 8+
Fun, updated classic stars team of brothers helping others.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2016)
Epistory - Typing Chronicles Game Poster Image
age 8+
Colorful adventure will push typing skills to the limit.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
Hilo: The Boy Who Crashed to Earth: Hilo, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fun graphic novel about Earth adventures of boy from space.
By Judd Winick
(2015)
Hero Quest Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Boy's animated odyssey has lots of action, suspense, scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
The Wild Robot Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 8+
Robot vs. wilderness in poignant survival tale.
By Peter Brown
(2016)
Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Mild combat, standard good-vs.-evil clash in fun adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
A Boy and His Blob (2016) Game Poster Image
age 8+
Heartwarming tale of friendship, teamwork, and hugs.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
The Secrets of Valhalla Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fantasy with Norse gods lacks clarity.
By Jasmine Richards
(2015)
Amplitude Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
All-too-short musical treat for both the eyes and ears.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4
(2016)

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