All Reviews

age 8+
Mediocre racer has bad controls, visuals issues.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
csm_book
age 8+
Goofy humor, warm heart in wild holiday romp.
By Michael Fry, Bradley Jackson
(2015)
csm_movie
age 8+
Sweet docu of musical Star Wars show celebrates the arts.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 8+
LEARNING
Be social like the big kids; parents still in control.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
age 8+
Clever idea, clumsy start to silly spy-kid humor series.
By Gitty Daneshvari
(2015)
age 8+
Shout-out to screen-free time in 10th funny installment.
By Jeff Kinney
(2015)
age 8+
YouTube stars' feature film has suspense, product tie-ins.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 8+
Actor encourages grumpy Christians to embrace the season.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
csm_app
age 8+
LEARNING
Cool physics + drawing concept misses mark.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
age 8+
"Grand adventure" is very shy of grand; for fans only.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
csm_book
age 8+
Imaginative illustrated tale of quirky friends' adventures.
By Nicholas Gannon
(2015)
age 8+
Exciting post-disaster dog fantasy best for fans of series.
By Erin Hunter
(2015)
csm_game
age 8+
Motorcycle expansion good but limited, has mild violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2015)
age 8+
Laughs, life lessons in magical-misfit series start.
By Sarah Mlynowski, Lauren Myracle, Emily Jenkins
(2015)
age 8+
Teamwork-based game has safe multiplayer, repetitive action.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
csm_app
age 8+
LEARNING
Explore Dia de Muertos via text, symbols; iffy privacy.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
age 8+
LEARNING
Program robots with code blocks, plenty of creative options.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
age 8+
Visually charming adventure lacks depth, replayability.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
age 8+
Old-school, fast-paced shooting game can fly into buys.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
csm_app
age 8+
Music shines in otherwise lackluster interactive book.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)

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