All Reviews

csm_movie
age 8+
 
Squeaky-clean dog caper is weighed down by heavy themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 8+
 
Science-nerd tweens battle aliens in fast-paced, fun sequel.
By John Kloepfer
(2015)
age 8+
 
More mummified chills and thrills, this time in London.
By Michael Northrop
(2015)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Short puzzler tasks players to program robots, fix factory.
Platforms: Mac, Windows, iPhone
(2015)
age 8+
 
Sequel stays highly imaginative but lacks momentum.
By Anne Cameron
(2015)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
In-app purchases dominate amusing strategy game.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2015)
age 8+
 
Fun, challenging side-scrolling fantasy adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Fun, balanced puzzler with StreetPass features.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
age 8+
 
Magic happens when twins touch in fun tween romp.
By Tia Mowry, Tamera Mowry
(2015)
age 8+
 
Animated short film aims to make science fun for all ages.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 8+
 
Predictable family comedy explores gender stereotypes.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Addictive endless jumper misses mark on some features.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2015)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Sweet bakery sim serves up adaptive learning, lots of fun.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Real-world missions for environment may need more context.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
age 8+
 
Giddily fun start to ninja series has lots of fighting.
By Kevin Serwacki, Chris Pallace
(2015)
csm_game
age 8+
 
Dodge your way to safety in this galactic adventure.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Fun platformer teaches the importance of rhythm.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
age 8+
 
High-flying kitty rescues get a little hairy, but kids OK.
Network: Animal Planet
(2015)
age 8+
 
Fewer thrills, more relationship focus in this installment.
By E.D. Baker
(2015)
csm_book
age 8+
 
Young Jeter inches closer to his dreams in strong sequel.
By Derek Jeter, Paul Mantell
(2015)

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