App Reviews

Finding Dory: Just Keep Swimming App Poster Image
age 5+
Help forgetful Dory collect bubbles and make funny stories.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Windows Phone
(2016)
Hungry Shark World App Poster Image
age 14+
Fun but bloody feeding frenzy has more screams than science.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
Animal Jam - Play Wild! App Poster Image
age 9+
LEARNING
Kid community to collect, customize, and chat, not learn.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2016)
Sky Whale App Poster Image
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age 7+
Quirky tween humor abounds in silly TV show promo.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2015)
SpongeBob's Game Frenzy App Poster Image
age 8+
Silly, frantic fun from familiar TV friends.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
Tiggly Submarine: Explore the Depths of Short Vowels & Phonics App Poster Image
age 4+
LEARNING
Unique hybrid app and toy takes phonics under the sea.
Devices: iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2015)
My Dolphin Show App Poster Image
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age 6+
Erratic controls, animal exploitation mar lovely graphics.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2015)
SpongeBob: Sponge on the Run App Poster Image
age 6+
Average runner game retread has lots of in-app purchases.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
Brain Jump Pro - Brain training and education for kids with Ned the Neuron App Poster Image
age 6+
LEARNING
Fun brain games also teach the neuroscience behind them.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
Caillou Let's Pretend App Poster Image
age 5+
LEARNING
Repetitive pretend games don't leave much to imagination.
Devices: iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
Sago Mini Ocean Swimmer App Poster Image
age 3+
LEARNING
Delightful sea adventure makes a great first app for tots.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2014)
Nemo's Reef App Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Ecosystem sim is visually vibrant but a bit shallow.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Nook HD
(2014)
Bubble Puppy Play and Learn App Poster Image
age 3+
LEARNING
Poor design, too-fast mini-games sink learning app.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
BrainPOP Jr. Movie of the Week App Poster Image
age 6+
LEARNING
Wide variety of topics makes for fun, engrossing short vids.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Apps for Windows
(2014)
Alchemy ~ Genetics App Poster Image
age 9+
LEARNING
Kids create crazy animal combos in fun but repetitive app.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2013)
ZOOLA Animals App Poster Image
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age 2+
LEARNING
Animal photos and sounds are a hoot for little ones.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2011)