App Reviews

age 10+
Familiar characters fight; kids have minimal control.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2016)
csm_app
age 8+
Use parent settings to make streaming app OK for kids.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2015)
age 8+
Transform baddies with terrific twist on toy-driven series.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
age 13+
Solid game can be fun for a while but may frustrate.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2014)
csm_app
age 18+
Decent action shooter with loads of privacy concerns.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
age 13+
LEARNING
Fun times on high seas; not as violent as console games.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2014)
age 5+
Cute app lets kids email postcards to friends and family.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
age 6+
Complex plot is tricky for a picture book; games are fun.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
age 12+
Buggy, greedy tie-in to film; expect lots of fights.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
csm_app
age 12+
LEARNING
Fave shows on the go; cable login needed for full access.
Devices: iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
age 2+
LEARNING
Silly sing-along great for toddlers, except for in-app buys.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
csm_app
age 12+
Silly action/simulation game gets old fast.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
age 6+
Games shine, but movie summary lacks pizazz.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Nook HD
(2014)
csm_app
age 6+
LEARNING
Budding chemists freeze, spin, and explode 118 elements.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
age 18+
LEARNING
Incredible game -- but incredibly inappropriate for kids.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2013)
age 8+
LEARNING
Console hit continues to shine on mobile devices.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2013)
csm_app
age 10+
LEARNING
Well-done cartoonish shooter avoids gore.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Kindle Fire
(2013)
csm_app
age 9+
LEARNING
Cute endless runner stands out from the pack.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2013)
age 4+
LEARNING
Kids practice doctoring with their own stuffed animals.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2013)
age 10+
LEARNING
Decent sketch tool has distracting, unavoidable ads.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2013)

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