App Reviews

age 5+
 
Revolutionary app uses your voice, but doesn't always work.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
csm_app
age 18+
 
Beautifully produced nature app too violent for kids.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
age 6+
 
Simple, ad-filled free-throw game gets boring quickly.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
csm_app
age 5+
 
Clever hidden-objects story has lots of ways to search.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
age 2+
 
Fun adaptation of short but wacky Dr. Seuss classic.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2011)
age 3+
 
Great new way to interact with book app, but kind of short.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
age 6+
 
Interactive story based on the popular cartoon, with gaming.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
age 5+
 
Unabridged audiobook of classic tale lacks interactivity.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
age 3+
 
Well-made picture book app, but kids defeat parents.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2011)
csm_app
age 7+
 
LEARNING
Kids see, learn about the world by visiting others' homes.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
age 9+
 
Challenging, well-paced sim with impressive features.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
age 6+
 
Sweet but slow story about an endangered baby penguin.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
age 3+
 
Wonderful adaptation allows kids to "be" Harold's crayon.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2011)
age 7+
 
LEARNING
Planting first seeds for kids about using money wisely.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2011)
age 3+
 
Adorable story with fantastic interactive animations.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2011)
age 8+
 
Cartoony sports sim is fast, fun, and super-easy to use.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
age 8+
 
Fun story cartoon series fans will love; hint of violence.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
csm_app
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Good replay value but poor controls; some violence.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
age 8+
 
Fun but flawed baseball game heavily promotes bat brand.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
age 5+
 
Not a standout book app, but racing game adds interest.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)

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