All Reviews

age 8+
 
Wrap-up of multimedia series is hasty but satisfying.
By Marie Lu
(2015)
age 8+
 
This pineapple-under-the-sea adventure's a bit stale.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360
(2015)
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age 8+
 
LEARNING
Diving game aims to teach but runs out of air.
Platforms: Windows
(2014)
age 8+
 
Beautiful, smart nature documentary has some tense moments.
Network: BBC America
(2014)
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age 8+
 
LEARNING
Super stop for conservation, community, and ocean critters.
URL: http://seaworldkids.com/
(2014)
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age 8+
 
LEARNING
Strange but fun game mixes aquatic tactics and role-playing.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U
(2014)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Dive into math with customizable worksheets and fun prizes.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
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age 8+
 
LEARNING
Ecosystem sim is visually vibrant but a bit shallow.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Nook HD
(2014)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Amazingly rich resource helps kids become world citizens.
URL: http://www.natgeoed.org
(2013)
age 8+
 
Absurd time-and-space-spanning romp an easy, funny read.
By Neil Gaiman
(2013)
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age 8+
 
LEARNING
Kids learn environmental consciousness in this MMOG.
Platforms: Windows
(2013)
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age 8+
 
Touching nature docu gets too emotional for littlest kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(2012)
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age 8+
 
Animal-rescue tale has one death but otherwise OK for kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(2012)
age 8+
 
Skivvy-wearing animals' antics are zany fun for older kids.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2011)
age 8+
 
Scary and confusing tale of a dolphin following his dream.
On DVD/Streaming
(2010)
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age 8+
 
Gorgeous educational docu dives deep for facts; kids OK.
On DVD/Streaming
(2010)
age 8+
 
Engaging story is great for reluctant readers.
By Cressida Cowell
(2004)
age 8+
 
1960s whale adventure has some peril but teaches tolerance.
On DVD/Streaming
(2005)
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age 8+
 
Fast, fresh, funny action comedy set undersea.
On DVD/Streaming
(2005)
age 8+
 
Potty humor, pratfalls as mischief-makers set sea lion free.
On DVD/Streaming
(2005)