All Reviews

age 8+
 
Kinda creepy, kinda sweet ghost story for big kids, tweens.
By Lauren DeStefano
(2015)
age 8+
 
Action-packed tale provides laughs while selling products.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
csm_book
age 8+
 
Sweet, poignant tale of loss, friendship, following dreams.
By Alison McGhee
(2015)
age 8+
 
Fun sequel serves up science with a splash of philosophy.
By Jon Scieszka
(2015)
csm_game
age 8+
 
Trial and error stealth demands patience, repetitive play.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2015)
csm_app
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Save cute creatures with fun, complex puzzles.
Devices: iPad, Android
(2015)
age 8+
 
Exciting -- and creepy -- start to spin-off fantasy series.
By Eliot Schrefer
(2015)
age 8+
 
Campy sibling fight frustrates, pleases with juvenile humor.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 8+
 
Sweetness, positive messages galore in brave-rat sequel.
By W.H. Beck
(2015)
age 8+
 
Sincere showbiz animal trainer is modern Dr. Doolittle.
Network: Discovery Family Channel
(2015)
age 8+
 
Victorian fantasy a creepy, fun read for ghost-story fans.
By Emma Trevayne
(2015)
age 8+
 
Evil's never been so fun with sing-and-dance-along tunes.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
age 8+
 
Silly, frantic fun from familiar TV friends.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
csm_tv
age 8+
 
Hilarious bear bros try to fit into tech-heavy human world.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2015)
age 8+
 
Interactive retellings with games put kids in the action.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
csm_app
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Snappy tool brings companion book's plant pictures to life.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
csm_game
age 8+
 
Platforming adventure game more about luck than skill.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 8+
 
Mayhem and music merge; fun but more intense than past films
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
csm_tv
age 8+
 
Home-reno reality competition has a philanthropic twist.
Network: Fox
(2015)
csm_movie
age 8+
 
Japanese artist's fantasy film is disappointing, derivative.
In Theaters Now
(2015)

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