All Reviews

age 6+
 
Fun, goofy SpongeBob movie is as trippy as the show.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 10+
 
Great story, challenging puzzles anchor sleuth's adventure.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
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age 9+
 
LEARNING
Sandbox pirate game provides creative but repetitive play.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
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age 14+
 
Sensitive tale of teen's descent into mental illness.
By Neal Shusterman
(2015)
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age 6+
 
Friendship, action, and fun in vibrant Playmobil series.
Network: Netflix
(2015)
age 8+
 
Bold girl dives into author mom's story in wild romp.
By Angelica Banks
(2015)
age 13+
 
Exceptionally fun, deep action-adventure promotes teamwork.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
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age 8+
 
A seafaring game of discovery and survival.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 9+
 
Fun space-pirate sequel adds complexity.
By Jason Fry
(2014)
age 3+
 
Friendly themes abound when swashbucklers meet the Darlings.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 3+
 
LEARNING
Access, purchase Disney canon for any device in one place.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
age 13+
 
Repetitive action scenes undermine trilogy's end.
By Antony John
(2014)
age 8+
 
Thrilling fantasy series opener makes a great read-aloud.
By Carrie Ryan, John Parke Davis
(2014)
age 18+
 
Historical action epic has violent combat, strong language.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2014)
age 10+
 
Satisfying finale to magical adventure-girl series.
By Barbara Mariconda
(2014)
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age 13+
 
Familiar but fun strategy game makes you hurry up and wait.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
age 7+
 
Silly adventure full of pratfalls, comic action.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Fun, team-oriented Lego brick battler has pressure to buy.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
age 8+
 
Girl battles scallywags, ball gowns in fast-paced sequel.
By Caroline Carlson
(2014)
age 4+
 
Preschool-friendly side-scroller fun for older kids, too.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)

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