All Reviews

MECH-X4 TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Action series offers monsters, humor, teamwork, and mystery.
Network: Disney XD
(2016)
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The Last Kids on Earth and the Zombie Parade: The Last Kids on Earth, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fun, funny graphic novel plays doomsday for laughs.
By Max Brallier
(2016)
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La Leyenda del Chupacabras Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Fourth movie in Spanish-language series has scary parts.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2016)
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Rogue Wizards Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
Dungeon-crawling adventure is slightly unbalanced but fun.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
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Ghosts Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Insightful, moving graphic novel of sisters facing fears.
By Raina Telgemeier
(2016)
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School of the Dead Book Poster Image
age 8+
Suspenseful, action-packed ghost story has mild scares.
By Avi
(2016)
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Weirdwood Manor App Poster Image
csm_app
age 8+
Solve puzzles, explore rich visuals in cool storybook.
Devices: iPad
(2016)
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The Powerpuff Girls (2016) TV Poster Image
age 8+
Focus on character development bolsters likable reboot.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2016)
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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)
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Monster High: Great Scarrier Reef Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Solid messages and mild scares are fun; more toys for sale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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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)
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Jim Henson's Turkey Hollow Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Family-friendly monster film has warm fuzzies, some scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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My Diary from the Edge of the World Book Poster Image
age 8+
Magical, heartbreaking story about family and friendship.
By Jodi Lynn Anderson
(2015)
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Yoshi's Woolly World Game Poster Image
age 8+
Visually charming adventure lacks depth, replayability.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
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Serafina and the Black Cloak Book Poster Image
age 8+
Spooky mystery-thriller about supernatural evil.
By Robert Beatty
(2015)
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A Curious Tale of the In-Between Book Poster Image
age 8+
Kinda creepy, kinda sweet ghost story for big kids, tweens.
By Lauren DeStefano
(2015)
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DiscStorm Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
Fast-paced arcade arena play held back by repetitive action.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
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Immortal Guardians: Spirit Animals: Fall of the Beasts, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Exciting -- and creepy -- start to spin-off fantasy series.
By Eliot Schrefer
(2015)
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The Accidental Afterlife of Thomas Marsden Book Poster Image
age 8+
Victorian fantasy a creepy, fun read for ghost-story fans.
By Emma Trevayne
(2015)
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Feist Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
Platforming adventure game more about luck than skill.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
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