App Reviews

Curious George Train Adventures - A STEM-based learning game for kids 4-6! App Poster Image
age 5+
Charming graphics, basic engineering, prominent purchases.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
Are We There Yet? Book Poster Image
age 3+
Car trip turns to time travel in highly imaginative story.
By Dan Santat
(2016)
Mini Metro Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Mass transit simulator is simple, marvelous, hard to master.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
The Boy Who Became Buffalo Bill: Growing Up Billy Cody in Bleeding Kansas Book Poster Image
age 10+
Captivating biography of legendary showman Buffalo Bill.
By Andrea Warren
(2015)
Assassin's Creed Syndicate Game Poster Image
age 18+
Bloody action epic paints authentic picture of old London.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
"Why Is This Night Different from All Other Nights?": All the Wrong Questions, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Friends, villain clash on speeding train in gripping finale.
By Lemony Snicket
(2015)
Thomas & Friends: Sodor's Legend of the Lost Treasure Movie Poster Image
age 4+
More suspense, peril, and potential scares than usual.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
Flare Kids - Safe Entertainment App Poster Image
This product is no longer available
age 4+
Cool video viewer has tons of parent control.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
Thomas & Friends Talk to You App Poster Image
age 4+
Delightful story listens and puts kids in the action.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
LeapFrog LeapTV: Letter Factory Adventures Game Poster Image
age 3+
Fun and active introduction to letters can be repetitive.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2015)
Windosill App Poster Image
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age 7+
Imaginative journey through surreal, richly drawn puzzles.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
Reading Train Learn to Read Books, Songs & Games App Poster Image
age 5+
Gets kids reading with lots of features, fundamentals.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
 
Thomas & Friends: The Adventure Begins TV Poster Image
age 3+
Trains' sweet origin story promotes friendship, cooperation.
Network: PBS
(2015)
Westerado: Double Barreled Game Poster Image
age 16+
Great murder mystery with action-packed Old West twist.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
The Charnel House Trilogy Game Poster Image
age 18+
A disjointed, clunkily written, too-simple adventure.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
Special Delivery Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Determined girl sends great-aunt an elephant in quirky tale.
By Philip C. Stead
(2015)
HooplaKidz Fun with ABC and 123 App Poster Image
age 3+
Basic preschool skills in simple, pricey package.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
The Farmer and the Clown Book Poster Image
age 4+
Two strangers form an unlikely bond in sweet wordless tale.
By Marla Frazee
(2014)
Tayo the Little Bus TV Poster Image
age 3+
Animated charmer features positive messages -- and farts.
Network: Hulu
(2010)
Waistcoats & Weaponry: Finishing School, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Fast-paced thrill ride with werewolves and steampunk fun.
By Gail Carriger
(2014)

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