App Reviews

Drawissimo Kids-Learn to Draw App Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Creative on-off screen combo takes practice; ads distract.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
Disney Color and Play App Poster Image
age 5+
LEARNING
Magical potential marred by pricey add-on requirements.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
Popcornflix Kids App Poster Image
age 5+
LEARNING
Free videos, but with ads, cartoon violence, no controls.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
Seedling Comic Studio App Poster Image
age 7+
LEARNING
Photo effects enhance cool comic-maker.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
Clangers - Playtime Planet App Poster Image
age 2+
LEARNING
Promo for TV show has cute graphics and uneven game design.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
Disney Creativity Studio 2 App Poster Image
age 3+
LEARNING
Characters a major draw, some cool tools, can be spendy.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
Kabillion - New and classic animated TV shows App Poster Image
age 3+
LEARNING
OK choice of pre-K animated shows; great parent controls.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
Ruff Ruff Tweet and Dave App Poster Image
age 4+
LEARNING
Interactive companion to TV show plus stand-alone games.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
YouTube Kids App Poster Image
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age 7+
LEARNING
Kid-targeted videos best with parental guidance.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
Strawberry Shortcake Berry Beauty Salon App Poster Image
age 4+
LEARNING
Lots of options for primping fun in creative dress-up app.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2014)
Disneynature Explore App Poster Image
age 6+
LEARNING
Get in touch with nature with cool augmented-reality app.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
YAKiT Kids App Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Adorable talking photo maker great for laughs, creativity.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
The Sonnets by William Shakespeare App Poster Image
age 13+
LEARNING
Slightly scholarly app features expert Bard interpreters.
Devices: iPad
(2014)
Little Builders - Truck, Crane & Digger for Kids App Poster Image
age 4+
LEARNING
Building fun with cute characters and impressive graphics.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
Foldify App Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Classic 3-D paper craft transformed; actual paper optional.
Devices: 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)
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)
Procreate App Poster Image
csm_app
age 13+
LEARNING
Awesome professional-level tool for digital artists.
Devices: iPad
(2013)
Pigeon Presents Mo... on the Go! App Poster Image
age 4+
LEARNING
Favorite book characters delight in silly mini-games.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Nook HD
(2013)
Sketch Guru - Handy Sketch Pad App Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Decent sketch tool has distracting, unavoidable ads.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2013)

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