All Reviews

age 10+
 
Often tragic, often bloody stories with a fun Percy twist.
By Rick Riordan
(2015)
age 18+
 
Violent mature action game reboot updates, improves play.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2015)
age 8+
 
Action-packed tale provides laughs while selling products.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
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age 8+
 
Sweet, poignant tale of loss, friendship, following dreams.
By Alison McGhee
(2015)
age 8+
 
Exciting -- and creepy -- start to spin-off fantasy series.
By Eliot Schrefer
(2015)
age 4+
 
Mischievous tot's antics delight in Russian-inspired series.
Network: Netflix
(2015)
age 8+
 
Campy sibling fight frustrates, pleases with juvenile humor.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
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age 5+
 
LEARNING
Educationally valuable videos come with a monthly premium.
URL: http://www.curiositystream.com
(2015)
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age 4+
 
Otter rockets to the moon in fun celebration of imagination.
By Sam Garton
(2015)
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age 10+
 
Inventive, juicy shooting game with cartoon violence.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2015)
age 9+
 
Octopus-out-of-water tale has a lot of gravity, confusion.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 12+
 
Engaging but frustrating old-school space shooter.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2015)
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age 18+
 
Not all winners, but this "Rare" collection rocks.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2015)
age 6+
 
Adorable wolves take on trappers; some peril, suspense.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
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age 10+
 
LEARNING
Enormous kid-friendly encyclopedia also pushes ebook sales.
URL: https://www.q-files.com
(2015)
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age 13+
 
Space trading meets The Sims, but hauls in repetitive play.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
age 8+
 
Interactive retellings with games put kids in the action.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
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age 12+
 
Poorly designed promotional game with frustrating controls.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2015)
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age 6+
 
Animated alien comedy is sweet, cute, if not super original.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
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age 7+
 
LEARNING
Weekly activities introduce kids to scientific concepts.
URL: https://camp.withgoogle.com
(2015)

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