All Reviews

age 8+
 
Beautiful, smart nature documentary has some tense moments.
Network: BBC America
(2014)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Awesome toy-driven adventure lets you turn villains good.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 8+
 
Fairy fighting, shallowness, and poor body images.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
age 8+
 
Fast-paced adventure with friends, zombies, and magic.
By Patrik Henry Bass
(2014)
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age 8+
 
No scares, mild peril in subtitled animated film.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
age 8+
 
Animal-talent-show tale is big on wordplay, potty humor.
By Denys Cazet
(2014)
csm_app
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Great tool for building scientific classification skills.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
csm_game
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Family-friendly soccer sim with advanced graphics, physics.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 8+
 
Characters face loss, frostbite in exciting installment.
By Shannon Hale
(2014)
csm_app
age 8+
 
Fun but frustrating arcade game; lots of ads.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
csm_website
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Open-ended STEM challenges support innovative thinking.
URL: https://www.curiositymachine.org
(2014)
age 8+
 
Funny, sweet fountain-of-youth fantasy about growing wiser.
By Jennifer L. Holm
(2014)
csm_game
age 8+
 
A girl, a balloon, creepy graphics, tricky controls.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2014)
age 8+
 
Unauthorized, overacted Disney biopic falls flat.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
age 8+
 
Empowering, sweet story about the fears that haunt us.
By Jason Segel, Kirsten Miller
(2014)
age 8+
 
Girl battles scallywags, ball gowns in fast-paced sequel.
By Caroline Carlson
(2014)
csm_app
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Word processor offers extra support for struggling writers.
Devices: iPad
(2014)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Kids build skills while building bridges in fun math game.
Devices: iPad
(2014)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Space-themed practice app also integrates STEM content.
Devices: iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2014)
age 8+
 
Mini-robots battle evil in decent 'toon with toy tie-ins.
Network: Nicktoons
(2014)

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