App Reviews

age 9+
LEARNING
Kid community to collect, customize, and chat, not learn.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2016)
csm_app
age 7+
Quirky tween humor abounds in silly TV show promo.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2015)
age 8+
Silly, frantic fun from familiar TV friends.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
age 4+
LEARNING
Unique hybrid app and toy takes phonics under the sea.
Devices: iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2015)
csm_app
age 2+
LEARNING
Stream or download baby-oriented shows, but with balance.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2015)
csm_app
age 6+
Erratic controls, animal exploitation mar lovely graphics.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2015)
age 3+
LEARNING
Magical free-play school appeals to a wide audience.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2015)
age 6+
Average runner game retread has lots of in-app purchases.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
age 6+
LEARNING
Fun brain games also teach the neuroscience behind them.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
age 5+
LEARNING
Repetitive pretend games don't leave much to imagination.
Devices: iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
age 3+
LEARNING
Adorable and adaptable alliterative alphabet adventure.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
csm_app
age 8+
LEARNING
Ecosystem sim is visually vibrant but a bit shallow.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Nook HD
(2014)
age 3+
LEARNING
Poor design, too-fast mini-games sink learning app.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
age 6+
LEARNING
Wide variety of topics makes for fun, engrossing short vids.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Apps for Windows
(2014)
age 3+
LEARNING
Beautiful discovery app combines logic and creativity.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2013)
age 9+
LEARNING
Kids create crazy animal combos in fun but repetitive app.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2013)
csm_app
age 2+
LEARNING
Animal photos and sounds are a hoot for little ones.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2011)