All Reviews

age 8+
 
Strong finish for modern, fast-paced fairy tale-fantasy.
By Shelby Bach
(2015)
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age 8+
 
Smart, funny fantasy strong on characters' bond.
By John David Anderson
(2015)
age 8+
 
Fewer thrills, more relationship focus in this installment.
By E.D. Baker
(2015)
age 8+
 
Exciting, funny, fractured fairy tale of boy vs. giants.
By Liesl Shurtliff
(2015)
age 8+
 
Product placement, iffy body images in creative series.
Network: Netflix, Online
(2015)
age 8+
 
Whimsical, adventurous tale has some scary moments, too.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2014)
age 8+
 
Magical, real worlds collide in action-packed sequel.
By Shelby Bach
(2014)
age 8+
 
Sweet, silly, swashbuckling end to fairy-tale saga.
By Christopher Healy
(2014)
age 8+
 
Cosmic slapstick and mayhem as wacky Arthurian saga ends.
By Adam Rex
(2014)
age 8+
 
Timid girl becomes hero in brisk "Snow Queen" update.
By Karen Foxlee
(2014)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Average augmented-reality gumshoe story with mild violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2013)
age 8+
 
Adventure, sweetness, peril, some loss in fairy tale sequel.
By Chris Colfer
(2013)
age 8+
 
Fractured fairy tale has plenty of twists for fantasy fans.
By Soman Chainani
(2013)
age 8+
 
Fractured fairy tale will charm and delight young readers.
By Liesl Shurtliff
(2013)
age 8+
 
Charming Miyazaki fairy tale with surreal villains.
On DVD/Streaming
(2013)
age 8+
 
Wacky, gripping sequel has slapstick, swordplay, sweetness.
By Christopher Healy
(2013)
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age 8+
 
Storybound sequel has brave kids, cosmic battle.
By Marissa Burt
(2013)
age 8+
 
More magic and mayhem as comic Cold Cereal epic continues.
By Adam Rex
(2013)
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age 8+
 
Six stunningly animated fairy tales with a few mild scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(2013)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Fun, downloadable 3DS puzzler lets kids play with physics.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)

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