All Reviews

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Old School Book Poster Image
age 8+
Shout-out to screen-free time in 10th funny installment.
By Jeff Kinney
(2015)
The3Tails Movie: A Mermaid Adventure Movie Poster Image
age 8+
YouTube stars' feature film has suspense, product tie-ins.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
Kirk Cameron's Saving Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Actor encourages grumpy Christians to embrace the season.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
Newton for Osmo App Poster Image
csm_app
age 8+
Cool physics + drawing concept misses mark.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
The Peanuts Movie: Snoopy's Grand Adventure Game Poster Image
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)
The Doldrums Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 8+
Imaginative illustrated tale of quirky friends' adventures.
By Nicholas Gannon
(2015)
A Pack Divided: Survivors, The Gathering Darkness, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Exciting post-disaster dog fantasy best for fans of series.
By Erin Hunter
(2015)
Driveclub Bikes Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
Motorcycle expansion good but limited, has mild violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2015)
Upside-Down Magic Book Poster Image
age 8+
Laughs, life lessons in magical-misfit series start.
By Sarah Mlynowski, Lauren Myracle, Emily Jenkins
(2015)
The Legend of Zelda: TriForce Heroes Game Poster Image
age 8+
Teamwork-based game has safe multiplayer, repetitive action.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
iMuertos App Poster Image
csm_app
age 8+
Explore Dia de Muertos via text, symbols; iffy privacy.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
Blockly for Dash & Dot Robots App Poster Image
age 8+
Program robots with code blocks, plenty of creative options.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
Yoshi's Woolly World Game Poster Image
age 8+
Visually charming adventure lacks depth, replayability.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
 
Invisible Sister TV Poster Image
age 8+
Funny, feel-good movie has excellent messages for kids.
Network: Disney Channel
(2015)
Shooty Skies - Endless Arcade Flyer App Poster Image
age 8+
Old-school, fast-paced shooting game can fly into buys.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
Star Darlings App Poster Image
csm_app
age 8+
Music shines in otherwise lackluster interactive book.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
Jazzy's Quest: Adopted and Amazing! Book Poster Image
age 8+
Adopted girl discovers how she's special in engaging tale.
By Carrie Goldman, Juliet Bond
(2015)
Tio Papi Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 8+
Bittersweet family comedy involves parental loss.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
NASCAR Hammer Down TV Poster Image
age 8+
Car-racing show entertains, defies gender stereotypes.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2015)
The Social Express II App Poster Image
age 8+
Engaging animated lessons help kids learn key social skills.
Devices: iPad
(2015)

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