App Reviews

age 12+
 
Sweet, interactive diary is ad-heavy, requires patience.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
age 3+
 
LEARNING
Fun activities, animation bring famous feline to life.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
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age 9+
 
Kids will dig fun sandbox tool but might need more guidance.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
age 5+
 
LEARNING
Stunning, innovative ebook best with companion guide.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
age 5+
 
LEARNING
Solid ebook sends mixed messages about gender stereotypes.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2015)
age 5+
 
LEARNING
No-frills ebook best for fans of the series.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
csm_app
age 6+
 
Nurture a digital creature without the in-app purchases.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
age 10+
 
Blatant Frozen rip-off is inappropriate for small kids.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
csm_app
age 11+
 
LEARNING
Decent city builder marred by "freemium" model.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
csm_app
age 11+
 
Silly, outrageous sim with some cartoonish violence.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
age 11+
 
LEARNING
Great graphic novel helps tweens love the family they have.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
age 4+
 
LEARNING
Kid's art-inspired story full of engineering fun (and cats).
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
age 14+
 
LEARNING
Jocks, nerds, and you star in this positive teen drama sim.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Theme-park reboot looks nice, lacks the usual fun details.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Fun farm sim remix requires patience; watch in-app buys.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Loose telling of tragedy too dark for its intended audience.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
age 5+
 
LEARNING
Friendship-themed storybook "reads" like a TV show.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
age 3+
 
LEARNING
Excellent shared-reading app features mischievous monkey.
Devices: iPad
(2014)
age 4+
 
LEARNING
Engaging library app with songs, fun interactive games.
Devices: iPad
(2014)
age 15+
 
Not much to do in shallow sim; lots of temptation to spend.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2014)

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