All Reviews

AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Girl suspects a Communist in her midst in McCarthy-era tale.
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By Megan Frazer Blakemore
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Amazing digital textbook brings forests to kids' fingertips.
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Devices: iPad
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Straightforward math practice with great feedback.
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Devices: iPad, Android, Chromebook, Kindle Fire
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Dive into math with customizable worksheets and fun prizes.
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Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Kids fight dangerous weather in too-mild fantasy sequel.
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By Anne Cameron
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Animations and games engage; learning approach needs boost.
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Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Running game gets kids moving but may be risky for device.
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Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Surprisingly complex cartoon touches on tyranny vs. freedom.
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Network: Netflix
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Classic 3-D paper craft transformed; actual paper optional.
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Devices: iPad
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Fave shows on the go; cable login needed for full access.
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Devices: iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Sweet, silly, swashbuckling end to fairy-tale saga.
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By Christopher Healy
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Fresh, forgiving Kirby platformer's levels ramp up smoothly.
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Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Family-friendly soccer simulation captures thrill of FIFA.
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Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Addictive math-based puzzle game with a focus on strategy.
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Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Elegantly simple and addictive spatial reasoning puzzles.
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Devices: iPad
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Captivating fantasy has strong heroine with magical powers.
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By Diana Wynne Jones
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Soapy but light drama boasts strong female lead.
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Network: Disney Channel
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Sweet comedy about postal workers is whole-family-friendly.
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Network: Hallmark Channel
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Fun, heartfelt summer tale of time-traveling tween.
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By Charise Mericle Harper
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Unlikely hero team has positive social messages for kids.
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On DVD/Streaming
(2014)

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