All Reviews

The Emperor's Newest Clothes TV Poster Image
age 5+
Musical retelling has standout themes of honesty, humility.
Network: HBO
(2018)
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The Little Mermaid (2018) Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Watered-down retelling has poor acting, production values.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Moji Moji: Learn the Alphabet App Poster Image
age 3+
Beautiful graphics give letter-learning app a boost.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2018)
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Magic Math Academy App Poster Image
age 4+
Learn math skills through instruction and story-based game.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2018)
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Subwords App Poster Image
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age 8+
Fusion between trivia and word game engages spellers.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2018)
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Math Learner: Easy Mathematics App Poster Image
age 5+
Solid, simple math drills don't justify steep subscription.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2018)
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Kingdom of the Blazing Phoenix:  Rise of the Empress, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Exciting fantasy sequel is less dark, more adventurous.
By Julie C. Dao
(2018)
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TotemUp App Poster Image
csm_app
age 4+
Stacking, customizing monsters falls short on fun, learning.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2018)
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Reading Eggs - Learn to Read App Poster Image
age 3+
Comprehensive program covers fundamentals and much more.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2018)
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Bluebee Pals App Poster Image
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age 3+
Free app provides new vocabulary words to little kids.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2018)
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Let's Read App Poster Image
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age 4+
Story recording is static but easy to use for everyone.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2018)
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Smart Grow: Educational Games App Poster Image
age 3+
Play with animals, puzzles, patterns, colors, and sequence.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2018)
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The Snow Queen: Fire and Ice Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Some weapons, peril in engaging fairy tale adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Read with Phonics App Poster Image
age 4+
Alien-themed phonics games are thorough but lack variety.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2018)
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A Parade of Elephants Book Poster Image
age 3+
Sweet, cozy counting book teaches basic preschool concepts.
By Kevin Henkes
(2018)
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A Wizard's Tale Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Chaotic fairy tale has dated stereotypes and messages.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2018)
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Interrupting Chicken and the Elephant of Surprise Book Poster Image
age 4+
Playfulness makes silly sequel as hilarious as original.
By David Ezra Stein
(2018)
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A Thousand Beginnings and Endings Book Poster Image
age 13+
Modern authors meet Asian mythology in stellar anthology.
By Ellen Oh, Elsie Chapman
(2018)
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Khan Academy Kids App Poster Image
age 3+
Creative early-learning activities engage and inspire.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2018)
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Llama Llama Loves to Read Book Poster Image
age 4+
Reading looks exciting and fun in lively classroom story.
By Anna Dewdney, Reed Duncan
(2018)
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