All Reviews

Marvel Heroes 2015 Game Poster Image
age 14+
Amusing yet violent adventure lets players save the world.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 App Poster Image
age 12+
Buggy, greedy tie-in to film; expect lots of fights.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
Seven Wonders Book 3: The Tomb of Shadows Book Poster Image
age 10+
Characters lack oomph, but adventure stays high in sequel.
By Peter Lerangis
(2014)
PlayKids | Videos and Educational Games for Kids and Toddlers! App Poster Image
age 3+
Popular shows, fun games; subscription needed for most.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
The Falconer: Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Dark, enchanting, violent tale of faery-killing teen girl.
By Elizabeth May
(2014)
Chica's Adventure App Poster Image
age 4+
Cute platformer perfect for preschoolers.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Game Poster Image
age 10+
Clunky action game does disservice to Marvel's wall-crawler.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
SUPER WHY Phonics Fair App Poster Image
age 4+
Kids learn word families in games with fun carnival theme.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2014)
DCU: Son of Batman Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Violent and noir-ish Batman is engaging but cynical.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
Rebel Belle Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Witty repartee boosts Southern belle-turned-superhero tale.
By Rachel Hawkins
(2014)
Stan Lee's Mighty 7: Beginnings Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Unlikely hero team has positive social messages for kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
Tremor: Pulse, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Telekinetic adventure keeps suspense high in game of wits.
By Patrick Carman
(2014)
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Music Poster Image
age 11+
Exciting score has electro feel, plus some catchy pop songs.
By Various Artists
(2014)
Disney Magic Timer App Poster Image
age 5+
Unpredictable, brands-driven timer guides kids' brushing.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
Infamous: Second Son Game Poster Image
age 13+
Teens opt to be saviors or slayers in dark superhero game.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2014)
The Powerpuff Girls: Defenders of Townsville Game Poster Image
age 8+
Supergirls' fun comeback heavy on fighting, short on story.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
Exposure: Virals, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Teens seek kidnapped classmates in exciting Virals tale.
By Kathy Reichs, Brendan Reichs
(2014)
Thor: The Dark World Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Teen-friendly comic-book sequel is brutal but not gory.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
Almost Super Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Superheroes vs. supervillains in super-funny tale.
By Marion Jensen
(2014)
Help Your Hero Website Poster Image
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age 6+
Secure social network transforms sick kids into superheroes.
URL: http://helpyourhero.site-ym.com
(2014)

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