All Reviews

age 8+
 
Giddily fun start to ninja series has lots of fighting.
By Kevin Serwacki, Chris Pallace
(2015)
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age 8+
 
Comical, mildly violent take on fake fantasy TV production.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 8+
 
Kitschy nostalgia trip with some martial-arts violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
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age 8+
 
Dark fantasy has chills, thrills, fresh take on superhero.
By Jacob Grey
(2015)
age 8+
 
Thinner story, less character depth in action-packed sequel.
By Marion Jensen
(2015)
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age 8+
 
Kids jump in and out of book worlds in wacky series start.
By James Riley
(2015)
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age 8+
 
Terrific page-turner has it all: action, humor, and heart.
By John David Anderson
(2014)
age 8+
 
Unlikely hero team has positive social messages for kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
age 8+
 
Supergirls' fun comeback heavy on fighting, short on story.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
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age 8+
 
Superheroes vs. supervillains in super-funny tale.
By Marion Jensen
(2014)
age 8+
 
Chaotic TV special is most fun for existing fans.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2014)
age 8+
 
Superhero family's relationships set iffy examples for kids.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2013)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Excellent action romp tied to fun toy figures.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2013)
age 8+
 
Funny, poignant tale of cynical girl, superpowered squirrel.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2013)
age 8+
 
Teen wizard shines in entertaining British sci-fi.
Network: Discovery Family Channel
(2013)
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age 8+
 
Cross-gender superhero makes light of sensitive issue.
Network: Discovery Family Channel
(2013)
age 8+
 
Fast-paced superhero series sequel will be fun for fans.
Network: Disney XD
(2013)
age 8+
 
Madcap mayhem perfect for Big Nate fans.
By Andy Griffiths
(2013)
age 8+
 
Award-winning '90s series is violent but entertaining.
Network: Syndicated
(2013)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Mediocre LEGO game with minor violence and reckless driving.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)

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