App Reviews

PBS KIDS Games App Poster Image
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age 3+
LEARNING
Free fun with familiar characters and learning games.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2016)
Clash Royale App Poster Image
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age 14+
Fantasy action-strategy game wants all your time and money.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
Curious World - Early learning games, videos and books for kids App Poster Image
age 4+
LEARNING
Diverse content appealing, but user experience underwhelms.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
Epic! - Unlimited Books for Kids App Poster Image
age 4+
LEARNING
A diverse, searchable library of 10,000+ kids' books.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Mac, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2016)
Sesame Street Go App Poster Image
age 3+
LEARNING
Stellar clips (and games!) right at your fingertips.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
Sprout Now App Poster Image
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age 3+
LEARNING
Fun streaming classics and new faves require cable login.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
San Francisco Ballet Nutcracker Interactive Storybook App Poster Image
age 6+
LEARNING
Step into the magic, but beware of some technical issues.
Devices: iPad, Android
(2015)
Sesame Street Alphabet Kitchen App Poster Image
age 4+
LEARNING
Sweet word-building with TV friend; vowel toys optional.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
ustyme App Poster Image
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age 3+
LEARNING
Video calls emphasize shared reading experiences.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Mac, Android, Chromebook
(2015)
Descendants App Poster Image
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age 7+
Movie tie-in about fashion, stereotypes, and purchases.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
Read Me Stories - Children's books App Poster Image
age 4+
LEARNING
Original stories have good reading support but ho-hum plots.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
Popcornflix Kids App Poster Image
age 5+
LEARNING
Free videos, but with ads, cartoon violence, no controls.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
Flare Kids - Safe Entertainment App Poster Image
age 4+
LEARNING
Cool video viewer has tons of parent control.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
My Very Hungry Caterpillar App Poster Image
age 2+
LEARNING
Famous book inspires activities, encourages kids to nurture.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Windows Phone
(2015)
The Cat in the Hat - Read & Learn - Dr. Seuss App Poster Image
age 3+
LEARNING
Fun activities, animation bring famous feline to life.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
Frozen: Early Science - Cooking and Animal Care by Disney Imagicademy App Poster Image
age 4+
LEARNING
Fun Frozen-themed cooking and pet care; light on science.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
The Tortoise and the Hare | Arloon kids App Poster Image
age 5+
LEARNING
Cool use of tech lets coloring come to life; botched moral.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
Kideos App Poster Image
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age 3+
LEARNING
Videos curated just for kids; offers good parental controls.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
Disney Creativity Studio 2 App Poster Image
age 3+
LEARNING
Characters a major draw, some cool tools, can be spendy.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
Show Your Disney Side App Poster Image
age 5+
Take a selfie to transform into a Disney character.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch
(2015)

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