All Reviews

School of the Dead Book Poster Image
age 8+
Suspenseful, action-packed ghost story has mild scares.
By Avi
(2016)
BoxBoxBoy! Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
No cutting corners in this simple, addictive puzzler.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
FRU Game Poster Image
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FRU
age 8+
LEARNING
Kinect puzzler puts both brains and bodies to the test.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2016)
Rolling Sky App Poster Image
csm_app
age 8+
A simple, challenging, and addictive arcade game.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
Chime Sharp Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
Soothing puzzler moves to its own beat.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
A Clatter of Jars Book Poster Image
age 8+
Quirky blend of magic, issues, recipes in summer camp tale.
By Lisa Graff
(2016)
My Little Pony: Harmony Quest App Poster Image
age 8+
Repetition, required purchases best put out to pasture.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
Disney LOL App Poster Image
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age 8+
Swipe through, share Disney-related pics and GIFs with ads.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
Magic Store Math App Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Hands-on practice, not magic, makes this game effective.
Devices: iPad
(2016)
Saving the Whole Wide World: Hilo, Book 2: Book Poster Image
age 8+
Alien robot fights alien invasion in fun page-turner.
By Judd Winick
(2016)
Chameleon Run App Poster Image
csm_app
age 8+
Cool, challenging platformer leaps above competition.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
KidMix -- The Social Network & Playdate Planner for Kids App Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Social media scaffolding, playdate planner, fun content.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
Steppy Pants App Poster Image
csm_app
age 8+
Fun but frustrating walking sim with in-app purchases.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
Voltron: Legendary Defender TV Poster Image
age 8+
DreamWorks updates '80s toon in tense but fantastic form.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
Batman Unlimited: Gotham City's Most Wanted App Poster Image
age 8+
Many pages, limited interaction in crime-fighting mystery.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
Journey to Space Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Stunning visuals in short docu about modern space program.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
 
Zootopia Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 8+
Charming buddy-animal story promotes tolerance, teamwork.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
Kirby: Planet Robobot Game Poster Image
age 8+
Easy cartoon platformer with mild violence, amiibo support.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
Return to the Isle of the Lost: Descendants, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fun villain-kids romp packed with positive messages.
By Melissa de la Cruz
(2016)
 
Imba Means Sing Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 8+
Vibrant, uplifting docu about African children's choir.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)

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