All Reviews

age 10+
 
Alaska vet offers realistic view of treating sick animals.
Network: NatGeoWild
(2014)
csm_app
age 13+
 
Great gameplay, but pet theme lures kids too young to play.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
csm_book
age 10+
 
Brave kids, animals team up in funny, scary, sweet sci-fi.
By Piers Torday
(2014)
age 3+
 
LEARNING
Colorful adaptation of classic toy adds factual videos.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
csm_tv
age 18+
 
Explicit, violent animated shorts are meant to shock.
Network: Comedy Central
(2014)
csm_tv
age 5+
 
Secret agent's globe-trotting adventures are fun for kids.
Network: Online
(2014)
age 3+
 
LEARNING
Simple, repetitive mini-games won't hold kids' attention.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
age 7+
 
Teen and dog save the farm in wholesome, predictable film.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
csm_movie
Pup
age 10+
 
Iffy humor, stereotypes abound in awful animated movie.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
csm_book
age 4+
 
Adorable shelter dog learns house rules in charming story.
By Megan McDonald
(2014)
age 9+
 
Short, funny poems a sure bet to delight kids.
By Douglas Florian
(2014)
age 4+
 
LEARNING
Pet-primping game is precious; hogs camera roll and storage.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
age 7+
 
LEARNING
Fun coding puzzler helps kids ease in to complex concepts.
Devices: iPad, Android
(2014)
age 3+
 
LEARNING
Poor design, too-fast mini-games sink learning app.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
csm_app
age 3+
 
LEARNING
Kids cure and feed animals in cute, empathy-promoting app.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
age 8+
 
Dimwitted dog tale with bumbling villains, farts, bullies.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
csm_movie
age 8+
 
Unexciting adventure film about lost kids has mild peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
age 4+
 
Dance and music punctuate stories about solving problems.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
age 10+
 
Boy and dog face danger, find friends in fast-paced tale.
By Rodman Philbrick
(2014)
csm_tv
age 10+
 
Famed trainer helps dogs with serious (and scary) problems.
Network: NatGeoWild
(2014)

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