App Reviews

PetWorld 3D: My Animal Rescue App Poster Image
age 7+
LEARNING
Get animals ready for adoption in fun sim, but set limits.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2016)
Sustainaville - An Ethical Game App Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Sustainable-community sim teaches kids to help and conserve.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Mac, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire, Windows Phone
(2016)
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)
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)
Sheriff Callie's Tales of the Wild West App Poster Image
age 4+
LEARNING
Excellent story-creation app encourages creativity.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
IF... The Emotional IQ Game App Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Fantasy game promotes real-life social and emotional skills.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
Disney Story Central App Poster Image
age 3+
LEARNING
Favorite characters, badge rewards motivate kids to read.
Devices: iPad
(2014)
Civilization Revolution 2 App Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Fun history strategy game has improved graphics.
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)
Foldify App Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Classic 3-D paper craft transformed; actual paper optional.
Devices: iPad
(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)
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)
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)
Toca Lab App Poster Image
csm_app
age 6+
LEARNING
Budding chemists freeze, spin, and explode 118 elements.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
Kerpoof Tell a Story: Dino Edition App Poster Image
age 7+
LEARNING
Dinosaur scenes help kids tell their own giant-size tales.
Devices: iPad
(2013)
Mini Empires Plus App Poster Image
age 14+
LEARNING
A lot of depth in strategy game; heavy in-app purchase push.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
Tiny Monsters App Poster Image
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age 13+
LEARNING
Cute breeding sim playable without in-app buys.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
Brave: Storybook Deluxe App Poster Image
age 7+
LEARNING
Visually beautiful retelling of movie, with fun extras.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
Plague Inc. App Poster Image
csm_app
age 12+
LEARNING
Slow & steady kills the (human) race in disease-design app.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2012)

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