App Reviews

age 7+
LEARNING
Minimally interactive ebook; movie intensity, wonder endure.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
age 5+
LEARNING
Free videos, but with ads, cartoon violence, no controls.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
age 8+
Interactive retellings with games put kids in the action.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
csm_app
age 7+
A galaxy far, far away … in the palm of your hand.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
age 6+
LEARNING
Rich, emotion-focused ebook and games based on movie.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
csm_app
age 8+
Use parent settings to make streaming app OK for kids.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2015)
age 6+
LEARNING
Themed story creator fun for fans but shallow.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
age 5+
Take a selfie to transform into a Disney character.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch
(2015)
csm_app
age 13+
LEARNING
On-demand cartoons link to unmoderated content.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
age 4+
Preschool-friendly side-scroller fun for older kids, too.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
age 8+
LEARNING
Fantasy game promotes real-life social and emotional skills.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
age 5+
Interactive storybook not as intense as movie.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
age 6+
Complex plot is tricky for a picture book; games are fun.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
age 3+
LEARNING
Fun, interactive shows can get pricey, hog data.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
age 6+
Games shine, but movie summary lacks pizazz.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Nook HD
(2014)