App Reviews

age 8+
 
LEARNING
Kids play hair stylist for mom, the dog, or even themselves.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
age 16+
 
LEARNING
Gory, maddening surgery sim for would-be surgeons.
Devices: iPad
(2014)
age 5+
 
LEARNING
Dress-up app is entertaining but fuels shallow stereotype.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
age 4+
 
LEARNING
Pet-primping game is precious; hogs camera roll and storage.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
age 4+
 
LEARNING
Cute story, but don't miss the cool puppet-show tool.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
csm_app
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Budding chemists freeze, spin, and explode 118 elements.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
age 5+
 
LEARNING
Awesome interactive adaption of movie only missing songs.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Addictive app tied to popular film = monster game.
Devices: Android
(2014)
age 6+
 
LEARNING
In cute but flawed app, kids' drawings join video short.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2013)
csm_app
age 11+
 
LEARNING
Easier but less interesting than most flight-simulator apps.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2013)
age 7+
 
LEARNING
Dinosaur scenes help kids tell their own giant-size tales.
Devices: iPad
(2013)
csm_app
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Awesome professional-level tool for digital artists.
Devices: iPad
(2013)
age 15+
 
LEARNING
Distasteful app glorifies violence.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2013)
age 4+
 
LEARNING
Favorite book characters delight in silly mini-games.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Nook HD
(2013)
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Some violent imagery in stop-motion animation app.
Devices: Android
(2013)
age 4+
 
LEARNING
Kids practice doctoring with their own stuffed animals.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2013)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Decent sketch tool has distracting, unavoidable ads.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2013)
csm_app
Pou
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Virtual pet app engages kids as they care for cute alien.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2013)
csm_app
age 7+
 
LEARNING
Ad-intense entertainment app is a waste of time.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2013)
csm_app
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Impressive creation tool for teens serious about art.
Devices: iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2013)

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