All Reviews

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8
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Kids jump in and out of book worlds in wacky series start.
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By James Riley
(2015)
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8
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Terrific page-turner has it all: action, humor, and heart.
csm_book
By John David Anderson
(2014)
AGE
8
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Unlikely hero team has positive social messages for kids.
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On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
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8
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Supergirls' fun comeback heavy on fighting, short on story.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
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8
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Superheroes vs. supervillains in super-funny tale.
csm_book
By Marion Jensen
(2014)
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8
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Superhero family's relationships set iffy examples for kids.
csm_tv
Network: Nickelodeon
(2013)
Editors' pick
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8
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LEARNING
With the new ability to swap parts of the toys to affect characters' abilities, this sequel adds an exciting element to the popular franchise.
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Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2013)
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8
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Funny, poignant tale of cynical girl, superpowered squirrel.
csm_book
By Kate DiCamillo
(2013)
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8
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Copious violence overshadows promising themes in hero 'toon.
csm_tv
Network: Disney XD
(2013)
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8
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Teen wizard shines in entertaining British sci-fi.
csm_tv
Network: Discovery Family Channel
(2013)
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8
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Cross-gender superhero makes light of sensitive issue.
csm_tv
Network: Discovery Family Channel
(2013)
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8
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Fast-paced superhero series sequel will be fun for fans.
csm_tv
Network: Disney XD
(2013)
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8
QUALITY
 
Madcap mayhem perfect for Big Nate fans.
csm_book
By Andy Griffiths
(2013)
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8
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Award-winning '90s series is violent but entertaining.
csm_tv
Network: Syndicated
(2013)
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8
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LEARNING
Mediocre LEGO game with minor violence and reckless driving.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
AGE
8
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Movie's violence is countered by strong themes of family.
csm_movie
On DVD/Streaming
(2013)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Fast-paced girl-power confection made for superhero fans.
csm_book
By Sophie Bell
(2013)
AGE
8
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Amiable teen superhero fights enemies; lots of merchandise.
csm_tv
Network: Disney XD
(2013)
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8
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LEARNING
FEMA-sponsored game teaches about disaster preparedness.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
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8
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More magic and mayhem as comic Cold Cereal epic continues.
csm_book
By Adam Rex
(2013)

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