App Reviews

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 App Poster Image
age 12+
Buggy, greedy tie-in to film; expect lots of fights.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
Foldify App Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Classic 3-D paper craft transformed; actual paper optional.
Devices: iPad
(2014)
Nick App Poster Image
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age 12+
LEARNING
Fave shows on the go; cable login needed for full access.
Devices: iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
Disney Junior Appisodes App Poster Image
age 3+
LEARNING
Fun, interactive shows can get pricey, hog data.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
Animal Band ~ 3D Interactive Music Toy App Poster Image
age 2+
LEARNING
Silly sing-along great for toddlers, except for in-app buys.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
Goat Rampage App Poster Image
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age 12+
Silly action/simulation game gets old fast.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
Caillou Check Up - Doctor's Office App Poster Image
age 3+
LEARNING
Positive app lets kids role play a sometimes-scary event.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
Build a Truck - by Duck Duck Moose App Poster Image
age 6+
LEARNING
Rollicking monster-truck fun, minus the noise.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
Rio 2 (Official App for the Movie) App Poster Image
age 6+
Games shine, but movie summary lacks pizazz.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Nook HD
(2014)
Smash Hit App Poster Image
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age 8+
Beautiful glass-breaking game simply mesmerizes.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
Toca Hair Salon Me App Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Kids play hair stylist for mom, the dog, or even themselves.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2014)
Calling All Mixels App Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Flawed, semi-violent action/tower-defense mash-up.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
Minnie Fashion Tour App Poster Image
age 5+
LEARNING
Dress-up app is entertaining but fuels shallow stereotype.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
Disney Princess Palace Pets App Poster Image
age 4+
LEARNING
Pet-primping game is precious; hogs camera roll and storage.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
Sofia the First: The Floating Palace App Poster Image
age 4+
LEARNING
Cute story, but don't miss the cool puppet-show tool.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
Toca Lab App Poster Image
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age 6+
LEARNING
Budding chemists freeze, spin, and explode 118 elements.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
Frozen: Storybook Deluxe App Poster Image
age 5+
LEARNING
Awesome interactive adaption of movie only missing songs.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas App Poster Image
age 18+
LEARNING
Incredible game -- but incredibly inappropriate for kids.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2013)
Mickey Mouse: Mash Up App Poster Image
age 6+
LEARNING
In cute but flawed app, kids' drawings join video short.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2013)
Rayman Fiesta Run App Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Console hit continues to shine on mobile devices.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2013)

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