App Reviews

csm_app
age 3+
LEARNING
Fun streaming classics and new faves require cable login.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
age 7+
LEARNING
Minimally interactive ebook; movie intensity, wonder endure.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
age 7+
LEARNING
Fun watching for fans, but has ads and no parent controls.
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 2+
LEARNING
Promo for TV show has cute graphics and uneven game design.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
age 3+
LEARNING
Characters a major draw, some cool tools, can be spendy.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
age 3+
LEARNING
OK choice of pre-K animated shows; great parent controls.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
age 3+
LEARNING
Access, purchase Disney canon for any device in one place.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
age 6+
LEARNING
One outfit, many fabrics available in limited toy tie-in.
Devices: iPad, Android
(2014)
csm_app
age 13+
LEARNING
Limited features, required purchases sink animation app.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
age 2+
LEARNING
Silly sing-along great for toddlers, except for in-app buys.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
age 5+
LEARNING
Dress-up app is entertaining but fuels shallow stereotype.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
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)
csm_app
age 5+
LEARNING
Audiobook recorder is easy and organized but static.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
age 7+
LEARNING
Visually beautiful retelling of movie, with fun extras.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
age 6+
LEARNING
Good tool for making stop-motion movies; LEGOs not required.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
age 4+
LEARNING
Sweet, engaging sing-along app captures spirit of park ride.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Nook HD
(2011)
csm_app
age 4+
LEARNING
Nearly flawless chalkboard app with some clever surprises.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2011)