App Reviews

Assassin's Creed Pirates App Poster Image
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)
Dinosaur Train A to Z App Poster Image
age 4+
LEARNING
Encyclopedia-like exploration with focus on science skills.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
NPR News App Poster Image
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age 13+
LEARNING
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)
Viber App Poster Image
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age 16+
Message or call with stickers, doodle for visual fun.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire, Apps for Windows, Windows Phone
(2014)
Badoo App Poster Image
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age 18+
Adults-only dating app uses location to match nearby people.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Windows Phone
(2014)
Yo Gabba Gabba! Music is Awesome! App Poster Image
age 3+
LEARNING
Great variety in engaging activities for little music fans.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire, Nook HD
(2014)
Squish: Mickey Mouse Clubhouse App Poster Image
age 4+
Create, destroy with clay; no match for hands-on squishing.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2014)
PBS Parents Play & Learn App Poster Image
age 2+
LEARNING
Parent app offers great ideas for interacting with tots.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Nook HD
(2014)
SpongeBob Moves In App Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Build your own Bikini Bottom, but beware in-app buys.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
Hoopa City App Poster Image
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age 5+
LEARNING
Delightful discoveries abound with world-building open play.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
Middle School Confidential 2: Real Friends vs the Other Kind App Poster Image
age 11+
LEARNING
Graphic novel-style app shares authentic teen scenes, tools.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Nook HD
(2014)
My Little Pony: Best Pet App Poster Image
age 5+
Sweet story puts a pony twist on tortoise-and-hare tale.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2014)
Transformers Rescue Bots: Sky Forest Rescue App Poster Image
age 5+
Highly interactive adventure puts kids in the action.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(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)
Vocabla App Poster Image
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age 13+
LEARNING
Casual definitions teach English learners the vernacular.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
Tango Text, Voice & Video App Poster Image
age 16+
Social networking and lots more; privacy settings important.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Mac, Android, Kindle Fire, Apps for Windows, Windows Phone
(2014)
Perfect365 One-Tap Makeover App Poster Image
age 17+
Adept photo-editing tool; beware self-image issues, ads.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Windows Phone
(2014)
Alphabots App Poster Image
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age 4+
LEARNING
Robots prove not to be the best teachers of the ABCs.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2014)
Wanelo Shopping App Poster Image
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age 16+
Find, share styles with friends -- and buy almost anything.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
Tickety Toc: Card Maker Time! App Poster Image
age 5+
Cute app lets kids email postcards to friends and family.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)

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