Find the best for your family

See what's streaming, limit strong violence or language, and find picks your kids will love with Common Sense Media Plus.

Join now

App Reviews

Pocket Frogs App Poster Image
csm_app
age 8+
Fun, pretty frog sim could tempt kids to spend real money.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2010)
Continue reading
Minecraft App Poster Image
csm_app
age 8+
Worthy spin-off of popular PC game encourages creativity.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2011)
Continue reading
DragonVale App Poster Image
csm_app
age 9+
Entertaining sim experience requires patience -- or cash.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2011)
Continue reading
Plants vs. Zombies FREE App Poster Image
age 10+
Great strategy game with comic but slightly scary violence.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)
Continue reading
Duolingo App Poster Image
csm_app
age 11+
Plentiful, fun, fantastic, and free language lessons.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Chromebook
(2014)
Continue reading
Terraria App Poster Image
csm_app
age 11+
Well-done Minecraft-like game, with action twist.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2015)
Continue reading
Video Star App Poster Image
csm_app
age 13+
Great tool for creating music videos; some sharing concerns.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
Continue reading
Candy Crush Saga App Poster Image
age 13+
Addictive puzzle game is pushy with in-app purchases.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2013)
Continue reading
Hay Day App Poster Image
csm_app
age 13+
Farming sim has lots of features but slow progression.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
Continue reading
Draw Something App Poster Image
csm_app
age 14+
Pictionary-like app addictively fun; beware random matches.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2012)
Continue reading
High School Story App Poster Image
age 14+
Jocks, nerds, and you star in this positive teen drama sim.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
Continue reading
PicsArt Photo Editor & Collage App Poster Image
age 16+
Top-notch photo app crams in functionality; some iffy stuff.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Kindle Fire
(2013)
Continue reading