App Reviews

Four Kids and It Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Magical family adventure has positive messages, mild peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Wayside School Beneath the Cloud of Doom: Wayside School, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Sweet absurdity abounds with normal kids in a wacky school.
By Louis Sachar
(2020)
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Sonic the Hedgehog Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Carrey lights up video game movie; peril, some drinking.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Mira, Royal Detective TV Poster Image
age 4+
Clever girl's adventures expose viewers to Indian culture.
Network: Disney Junior
(2020)
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¡Vamos! Let's Go Eat! Book Poster Image
age 4+
Delectable food truck journey has tons of Spanish vocab.
By Raul the Third
(2020)
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Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX Game Poster Image
age 8+
Spin-off remake is cute, but easy and repetitive.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2020)
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Confessions of a Dork Lord Book Poster Image
age 8+
Tale of magic-impaired underdog on quest is slow, overdone.
By Mike Johnston
(2020)
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From the Desk of Zoe Washington Book Poster Image
age 8+
Girl works to clear her father of a crime in smart tale.
By Janae Marks
(2020)
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Sega Ages Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Game Poster Image
age 8+
Definitive version of the Sonic classic races to Switch.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2020)
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Diana: Princess of the Amazons Book Poster Image
age 8+
Vibrant, gentle origin story shows Wonder Woman as tween.
By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale
(2020)
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Sega Ages Fantasy Zone Game Poster Image
age 8+
Classic shooter aims for the stars on new system.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2020)
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Power of a Princess: More Than a Princess, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Loyal friends rule in slow tale of brave, strong princess.
By E.D. Baker
(2019)
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The Owl House TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Engaging, quirky fantasy series has broad viewing appeal.
Network: Disney Channel
(2020)
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The Treacherous Seas:  A Perilous Journey of Danger & Mayhem, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Tween heroes fight discrimination, monsters in fun sequel.
By Christopher Healy
(2019)
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Chapter Two is Missing Book Poster Image
age 4+
Witty illustrations help bring funny mystery to life.
By Josh Lieb
(2019)
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Ralph S. Mouse Series Book Poster Image
age 8+
Lovely classics have adventure, empathy, a talking mouse.
By Beverly Cleary
(1965)
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Spies in Disguise: Agents on the Run App Poster Image
age 8+
Super spy endless runner never quite finds its footing.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Adventure Force 5 TV Poster Image
age 8+
Fun tween-centered sci-fi adventure also promotes product.
Network: Vudu
(2019)
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Lego Builder's Journey Game Poster Image
age 8+
Violence-free puzzler rewards logical and creative thinking.
Platforms: Apple Arcade
(2019)
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The Boy, the Dog and the Clown Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Whimsical friendship tale; some sadness and danger.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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