App Reviews

age 18+
 
Intensely violent action shooter; wide variety of options.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Apps for Windows
(2014)
age 4+
 
Kitchen fun with real recipes; heavy pressure to spend.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
age 6+
 
LEARNING
One outfit, many fabrics available in limited toy tie-in.
Devices: iPad, Android
(2014)
age 5+
 
Interactive storybook not as intense as movie.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Get in touch with nature with cool augmented-reality app.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
age 3+
 
LEARNING
Favorite characters, badge rewards motivate kids to read.
Devices: iPad
(2014)
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age 11+
 
Space-themed saga pokes fun at pirates; cartoon violence.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
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age 8+
 
LEARNING
Adorable talking photo maker great for laughs, creativity.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(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 4+
 
Create, destroy with clay; no match for hands-on squishing.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
age 5+
 
Cute app lets kids email postcards to friends and family.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
age 8+
 
Fun endless-runner promo for TV show; in-app buys pushed.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Slightly scholarly app features expert Bard interpreters.
Devices: iPad
(2014)
age 6+
 
Complex plot is tricky for a picture book; games are fun.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
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age 13+
 
LEARNING
Limited features, required purchases sink animation app.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
age 4+
 
LEARNING
Building fun with cute characters and impressive graphics.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
age 6+
 
Over-the-top dress-up fun; in-app purchases can add up.
Devices: iPad
(2014)
age 6+
 
Maleficent promo tool with hit-or-miss games, in-app buy.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
age 6+
 
Appeasing grumpy cat is fun, but expect in-app purchases.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
age 12+
 
Buggy, greedy tie-in to film; expect lots of fights.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)

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