All Reviews

AGE
8
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Brainy twins fight evil onstage in silly, fun sequel.
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By Ellis Weiner
(2013)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Fun, augmented-reality edutainment filled with cool facts.
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Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2013)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
In this alien world, math and language games are repetitive.
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URL: http://www.brainnook.com
(2013)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Extra helping of potty humor in 8th installment.
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By Jeff Kinney
(2013)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Unique-home reality is mild, with limited kid appeal.
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Network: HGTV
(2013)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Cute family flick isn't too hair-raising for tweens.
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On DVD/Streaming
(2013)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Movie puts funny spin on relevant issues for tweens.
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On DVD/Streaming
(2013)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Superhero family's relationships set iffy examples for kids.
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Network: Nickelodeon
(2013)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Schoolhouse Rock! reborn for fun grammar practice.
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URL: http://grammaropolis.com/
(2013)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
The birds are back with puzzle game spin-off for TVs.
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Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Subpar platformer will appeal only to brand's loyal fans.
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Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2013)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Biebs deals with heartbreak in clean R&B-inspired track.
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By Justin Bieber
(2013)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Clean, folksy ballad with an emotional video.
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By One Direction
(2013)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Shapes, easy tutorials launch kids into animation creation.
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Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2013)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Fun "found poetry" app improves on magnetic tiles.
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Devices: iPad
(2013)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Nifty comic-creation tool offers positive, upbeat messages.
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URL: http://www.makebeliefscomix.com/
(2013)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Action-packed mystery teaches kids detective skills.
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By Octavia Spencer, Vivienne To
(2013)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Warm, optimistic news source delivers current event updates.
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URL: http://htekidsnews.com
(2013)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Solid vocab with some medieval violence best for older kids.
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Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2013)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Soaring, quirky adventure has unforgettable characters.
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By Katherine Rundell
(2013)

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