All Reviews

AGE
3
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Early math curriculum with cool graphics, parent controls.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Awesome origin story is action-packed, deals with grief.
csm_movie
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Insecure teen comes of age; earnest but unoriginal.
csm_movie
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Baby duck won't go to sleep in funny farm tale.
csm_book
By Doreen Cronin
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
This pineapple-under-the-sea adventure's a bit stale.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360
(2015)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Abused girl finds courage, family in compelling WWII story.
csm_book
By Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
(2015)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Artist's kids get George to smile in funny historical romp.
csm_book
By Lynn Cullen
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Villains, dragons, prince meet middle school in fun romp.
csm_book
By Laurie McKay
(2015)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Re-release of '80s musical film may scare very young kids.
csm_movie
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
True story about underdog teens is predictable but sweet.
csm_movie
In Theaters Now
(2015)
AGE
17
QUALITY
 
Poor quality + strong violence against women = skip.
csm_movie
In Theaters Now
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Sub-par Sonic game hits too many speed bumps.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Fun, adventurous anime series has decent messages for kids.
csm_tv
Network: Disney XD
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Mild story a winner for reluctant-reader robot fans.
csm_book
By James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein
(2014)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Moving verse tale of girl's experience in Darfur genocide.
csm_book
By Andrea Davis Pinkney
(2014)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Giggly series installment taps into common kid frustration.
csm_book
By Mo Willems
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Tech-focused sci-fi puzzler challenges, makes players think.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Dated but still solid puzzle-filled adventure.
csm_game
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2014)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Two strangers form an unlikely bond in sweet wordless tale.
csm_book
By Marla Frazee
(2014)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Silly, outrageous sim with some cartoonish violence.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)

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