All Reviews

Serafina and the Twisted Staff:  Serafina Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Spooky mystery sequel keeps up thrills and chills.
By Robert Beatty
(2016)
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Blue Apprentice - Elementary Science Adventure Game by Galxyz App Poster Image
age 8+
Immersive science adventure helpful for reinforcing facts.
Devices: iPad
(2016)
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Big Nate Blasts Off: Big Nate Book 8 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Warmhearted ending for popular comic series.
By Lincoln Peirce
(2016)
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Madden NFL 17 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Top sports franchise scores touchdown with big improvements.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)
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Galactic Hot Dogs, Book 1: Cosmoe's Wiener Getaway Book Poster Image
age 8+
Breathlessly busy space adventure is giddy fun.
By Max Brallier
(2016)
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A Cinderella Story: If the Shoe Fits Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Kids will enjoy this playful, modern-day fairy tale musical.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Disney Mix App Poster Image
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age 8+
Safe intro to texting with filters, fun, games; set limits.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
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Ms. Bixby's Last Day Book Poster Image
age 8+
Remarkable story of three boys honoring spirited teacher.
By John David Anderson
(2016)
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Road to Ballhalla Game Poster Image
age 8+
"Roll-playing" game delights in bad puns but is too short.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
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Zootopia Crime Files: Hidden Object App Poster Image
age 8+
Movie tie-in has cute storylines and consumerism.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire, Apps for Windows, Windows Phone
(2016)
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Overcooked Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Crazy co-op cooking game emphasizes collaboration, focus.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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The Adventures of Panda Warrior Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Action-packed cartoon with animal heroes in frequent danger.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Lowriders to the Center of the Earth: Lowriders in Space, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Friends wrestle Aztec god in vibrant, zany graphic novel.
By Cathy Camper
(2016)
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Future-Worm! TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Sweet messages get wrapped up in quirky, surreal cartoon.
Network: Disney XD
(2016)
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INKS. App Poster Image
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age 8+
Pinball plus pleasant watercolors and meditative music.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
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Drawissimo Kids-Learn to Draw App Poster Image
age 8+
Creative on-off screen combo takes practice; ads distract.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
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School of the Dead Book Poster Image
age 8+
Suspenseful, action-packed ghost story has mild scares.
By Avi
(2016)
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BoxBoxBoy! Game Poster Image
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age 8+
No cutting corners in this simple, addictive puzzler.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
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Fru Game Poster Image
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Fru
age 8+
Kinect puzzler puts both brains and bodies to the test.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2016)
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Flight of the Butterflies Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Gentle docu celebrates miracle of butterfly migration.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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