App Reviews

Goldieblox: Adventures in Coding - The Rocket Cupcake Co. App Poster Image
age 7+
Story-based coding adventure plus diverse girl-empowerment.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
Nancy Drew: Codes & Clues App Poster Image
age 7+
Girl-targeted STEM ambitious but somewhat shallow.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2016)
Lumino City App Poster Image
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age 10+
Stunning visuals and tough puzzles delight and challenge.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Mac, Apps for Windows
(2016)
Read with Doc McStuffins: Letters and Sounds App Poster Image
age 3+
Favorite characters lead kids through early reading skills.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
Read with Doc McStuffins: Word Building App Poster Image
age 4+
Word games with TV buddies solid but repetitive.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
Daisy Chain App Poster Image
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age 7+
Strong role models transform bullies in lovely story.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
Dora and Friends Back to the Rainforest App Poster Image
age 4+
Despite Dora's charm, repetitive arcade game is a dud.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Kindle Fire
(2015)
Doc McStuffins Pet Vet App Poster Image
age 4+
Fix animal ouchies, play mini-games, meet great role models.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2015)
NOGGIN - Preschool shows and educational videos for kids App Poster Image
age 3+
Subscribe for fave shows; might want more parent control.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
GoldieBlox and the Movie Machine App Poster Image
age 8+
Young filmmakers will delight in empowering stop-motion app.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
Middle School Confidential 3: What's Up with My Family? App Poster Image
age 11+
Great graphic novel helps tweens love the family they have.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
Kalley's Machine Plus Cats App Poster Image
age 4+
Kid's art-inspired story full of engineering fun (and cats).
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
High School Story App Poster Image
age 14+
Jocks, nerds, and you star in this positive teen drama sim.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
Dora and Friends App Poster Image
age 5+
Put yourself in Dora's world, tell stories with fun app.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
Strawberry Shortcake Summer Fun App Poster Image
age 5+
Delightful app features positive story, addictive games.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Nook HD
(2014)
Mama Mae: Mookey by Alicia Keys App Poster Image
age 7+
Beautiful graphics, music, story send anti-bullying message.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
Doc McStuffins Color and Play App Poster Image
age 4+
Creative fun with impressive toolbox of art supplies.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2014)
BrainPOP Jr. Movie of the Week App Poster Image
age 6+
Wide variety of topics makes for fun, engrossing short vids.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Apps for Windows
(2014)
Doc McStuffins: Moving with Doc App Poster Image
age 4+
Bulky, slow app teaches fitness and healthy habits.
Devices: iPhone, iPad
(2014)
Daniel Tiger's Day and Night App Poster Image
age 3+
Friendly Tiger helps kids with morning, evening routines.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2013)

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