All Reviews

csm_tv
age 7+
 
Creatures find friendship, fun in awesome animated world.
Network: Netflix
(2015)
csm_website
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Enormous kid-friendly encyclopedia also pushes ebook sales.
URL: https://www.q-files.com
(2015)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Fun, commercialized movie game takes kids on dino adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
csm_movie
age 13+
 
Reboot is fun but scarier, more violent than the original.
In Theaters Now
(2015)
age 8+
 
Funny dino time-travel tale with some cartoonish violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 14+
 
LEARNING
Violent survival MMO tests skills against humans, dinos.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
age 7+
 
Fantastically fun classic is perfect formula for learning.
Network: PBS Kids
(2015)
age 5+
 
LEARNING
Solid ebook sends mixed messages about gender stereotypes.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2015)
age 15+
 
Deliberately cheesy B-movie with frequent blood and gore.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 3+
 
Charming, fresh take on the father-son bond.
By Liz Climo
(2015)
csm_movie
age 9+
 
Uneven time-travel adventure has peril, mild violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 10+
 
Toothless, cash-hungry dino-fighting game; some strategy.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
csm_website
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Great science resource, but advanced content can stump kids.
URL: http://www.sparticl.org/
(2015)
age 8+
 
Latest installment delivers dino battling, racing fun.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
age 13+
 
Exceptionally fun, deep action-adventure promotes teamwork.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
age 7+
 
Dino theme makes this imagining more memorable than others.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2015)
age 4+
 
LEARNING
Dinosaur rewards encourage kids to make eye contact.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
csm_app
age 3+
 
LEARNING
Tot-friendly interface for streaming Nick Jr. shows.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
age 4+
 
Delightful franchise add-on has happy messages, some peril.
Network: ABC
(2014)
age 12+
 
Continuing adventures in wizardry take a dark turn.
By Jasper Fforde
(2014)

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