App Reviews

Zootopia Crime Files: Hidden Object App Poster Image
age 8+
Movie tie-in has cute storylines and consumerism.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire, Apps for Windows, Windows Phone
(2016)
PBS KIDS Games App Poster Image
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age 3+
Free fun with familiar characters and learning games.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2016)
Animal Jam - Play Wild! App Poster Image
age 9+
Kid community to collect, customize, and chat, not learn.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2016)
Palace Pets in Whisker Haven App Poster Image
age 4+
Cute pet care can lead to less cash in your pocket.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2015)
Disney Shout! App Poster Image
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age 6+
Simple Disney co-op games welcome all ages.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2015)
AJ Jump: Animal Jam Kangaroos! App Poster Image
age 8+
Addictive endless jumper misses mark on some features.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, 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)
My PlayHome School App Poster Image
age 3+
Magical free-play school appeals to a wide audience.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2015)
Frontier Heroes - A Planet H game from HISTORY App Poster Image
age 9+
U.S. history mini-games are fun, but some are way too hard.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Windows Phone
(2014)
Baby Airlines - Airport City Adventures App Poster Image
age 13+
Freemium airport game includes frequent inappropriate ads.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
NPR News App Poster Image
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age 13+
Wide-ranging, expanded access to solid radio news programs.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Chromebook, Kindle Fire, Nook HD, Apps for Windows, Windows Phone
(2014)
Barbie Fashionistas App Poster Image
age 6+
Limitless dress-up options, heavy consumerism.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2014)
Peppa Pig's Party Time App Poster Image
age 3+
Party-planning app features fun multiplayer option.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Nook HD
(2014)
Toca Train App Poster Image
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age 4+
Virtual train set for fun, discovery learning.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2012)
Arthur Christmas: Elf Run Premium App Poster Image
age 13+
Simple game, but app is full of ads and purchases.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2011)
Puffle Launch App Poster Image
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age 7+
Club Penguin pets make for fun app, even for nonmembers.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2011)
Monster Mouth DDS App Poster Image
age 9+
Funny but gross app offers comical lesson in dental hygiene.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2011)
License Plate Travel Game App Poster Image
age 7+
Excellent version of classic road-trip activity.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2011)
Zoo Train App Poster Image
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age 3+
Five-in-one preschool learning app is intuitive.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2011)
My Fairy Princess App Poster Image
age 4+
Dress-up game is more style than substance.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)

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