All Reviews

age 8+
Charming family series spotlights Batty in 4th volume.
By Jeanne Birdsall
(2015)
age 3+
LEARNING
Powerful and focused language-development tool.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
age 5+
Dog turns house into moon rocket in fun, wacky story.
By Jon Agee
(2015)
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age 4+
Girl looks for returning bird in cute, informative tale.
By Anne Rockwell
(1989)
age 7+
Formulaic but fun kitty-rehab stories.
Network: Animal Planet
(2015)
csm_movie
age 6+
Wrestling mayhem, potty humor in silly dog movie.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 4+
Garden critters offer relatable lesson on kindness, sharing.
By Kadir Nelson
(2015)
age 3+
LEARNING
OK choice of pre-K animated shows; great parent controls.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
csm_book
age 3+
Very simple rhyming book about a dog, a stick, and a chick.
By Doreen Cronin
(2015)
age 4+
Short, sweet commercial for cake, candy, and line of dolls.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
csm_game
age 8+
Reincarnation game gets lost in repetition and confusion.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
csm_movie
age 10+
Tale of foster kid and dog marred by amateurish filmmaking.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 15+
Sitcom format doesn't suit sharp-tongued dog's comedy.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2015)
age 10+
Less quirky, darker, more absorbing mystery sequel.
By Rohan Gavin
(2015)
csm_book
age 3+
Spare text and evocative art capture dog's beach adventure.
By Jorey Hurley
(2015)
csm_movie
age 6+
Uninspired tale of mice who save kingdom focuses on courage.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
csm_book
age 8+
True bravery, friendship in suspenseful tale for dog lovers.
By Sarah Lean
(2015)
csm_app
age 4+
Safe, curated version of six-second-video service.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
csm_website
age 12+
LEARNING
Citizen-science database has clunky search, info concerns.
URL: http://scistarter.com
(2015)
age 5+
Artist's kids get George to smile in funny historical romp.
By Lynn Cullen
(2015)

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