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My Talking Tom 2 App Poster Image
age 9+
Simple virtual cat sim packed full of ads, bathroom humor.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2018)
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A.X.L. Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Pro-STEM twist in often violent sci-fi boy-and-"dog" tale.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2018)
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Celebrity Animal Encounters TV Poster Image
age 9+
Animated retellings have broad appeal but some iffy stuff.
Network: Animal Planet
(2018)
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Dragon Bones: The Unwanteds Quests, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Magical twin girls shine in this slow-starting story.
By Lisa McMann
(2018)
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Red Dog: True Blue Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Coming-of-age tale has mild action and peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Timeless: Diego and the Rangers of the Vastlantic Book Poster Image
age 9+
Fab art and cool new world as time periods collide.
By Armand Baltazar
(2017)
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Four and a Half Friends TV Poster Image
age 9+
Mystery solving series has relatable, positive themes.
Network: Starz
(2015)
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Aniscience App Poster Image
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age 9+
Appealing science intro needs more supporting material.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Mac, Android, Windows app
(2017)
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Ozzy: The Fast and Furriest Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Potty humor, bullying, dark tone in animated dog tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Foxheart Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Girl and dog pal face riveting, intense fight to save magic.
By Claire Legrand
(2016)
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The Adventurer's Guide to Successful Escapes Book Poster Image
age 9+
Creative take on quest tale marred by hurried storytelling.
By Wade Albert White
(2016)
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Who Gets the Dog? Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Predictable romcom has some mild cursing, drug reference.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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April and the Extraordinary World Movie Poster Image
age 9+
French steampunk tale for kids mixes science, adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Talking Tom Gold Run App Poster Image
age 9+
Grabbing gold can be frantic or fun, but ads are aplenty.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Windows app, Windows Phone
(2016)
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Norman Rockwell Presents: A Christmas Tail Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Cute dog isn't enough to rescue routine holiday romance.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Dork Diaries 10: Tales from a Not-So-Perfect Pet Sitter Book Poster Image
age 9+
Puppy caper adds to the drama of tween life in fun volume.
By Rachel Renee Russell
(2015)
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Rare Replay Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Not all winners, but this "Rare" collection rocks.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2015)
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The Sign of the Cat Book Poster Image
age 9+
Engrossing fantasy has high-seas adventure, talking cats.
By Lynne Jonell
(2015)
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Adventures of Pepper & Paula Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Cute tale of gunslinger and her dog has iffy female rivalry.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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K-9 TV Poster Image
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K-9
age 9+
Doctor Who spin-off is worry-free fun for tweens.
Network: Hulu
(2012)
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