App Reviews

age 6+
 
Free music player proves confusing and limited.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
age 4+
 
You can skip the in-app purchases on this cute art app.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
age 9+
 
Colorful platformer excels despite goofy story, potty humor.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
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age 8+
 
Lack of variety hampers butterfly-themed puzzle game.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
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age 13+
 
Creative song-mixing app geared toward older teens.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
age 6+
 
Decent platforming game that came from a viral YouTube hit.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
age 7+
 
LEARNING
Excellent version of classic road-trip activity.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2011)
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age 13+
 
Fun way to make your own tunes; some iffy user uploads.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
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age 4+
 
LEARNING
Entertaining but odd touch-and-pop game for tots.
Devices: Android
(2011)
age 6+
 
Virtual castle-building fun is marred by excessive ads.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
age 4+
 
LEARNING
Creative blend of fingerpainting + sound = audio art.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
age 3+
 
Lackluster Dora app may be mildly diverting for some kids.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
age 5+
 
Clever digital coloring book becomes costly with stylus.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Fun accelerometer-based game for Tink lovers; watch for ads.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
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age 4+
 
Easy-to-use jelly mold app will appeal to younger kids.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
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age 7+
 
Repetitive side-scroller based on god of thunder.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
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age 9+
 
120 puzzles hard to solve without buying 99-cent help tool.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
age 7+
 
Unleash your inner Evil Knievel with Disney XD show app.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
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age 8+
 
Images light up under your fingers in quick tracing game.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2011)
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age 8+
 
Colorful and stimulating app links music and painting.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)

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