Category Archives: **** (four stars)

Review- Pocket Family: My Fun Dreamhouse sucked this reviewer in like Farmville and Candy Crush.

Review- Pocket Family: My Fun Dreamhouse sucked this reviewer in like Farmville and Candy Crush.

Bottom Line: With no parental controls in place, in-app purchases and third-party ads, this app is most definitely for the oldest kids we review for and as it turns out, this 44 year-old app reviewer that can barely stop watching her little people running around to write this post. Oh look! Another coin! If you… Continue Reading

Review: My Town: Stores lets your child take a virtual trip to town

Review: My Town: Stores lets your child take a virtual trip to town

Bottom line: My Town: Stores is the newest offering from the folks at My Town Games LTD, bringing their world of play out for a day on the town. Your little one can enjoy a day at the shops with all of the characters in their virtual dollhouse. If you’d like to purchase My Town:… Continue Reading

Review: Kekotukos: Origins is a brand new adventure play app for your little one!

Review: Kekotukos: Origins is a brand new adventure play app for your little one!

Bottom line: Kekotukos: Origins is an adventure play app with many activities for your little one. With a dozen different games that adapt to your child’s difficulty level, Kekotukos: Origins follows a cute little guy named Keko on many adventures with some little alien friends. If you’d like to purchase Kekotukos: Origins ($2.99, iPad), please… Continue Reading

Review: The Sounding Out Machine can help kids become independent readers

Review: The Sounding Out Machine can help kids become independent readers

Bottom line: The Sounding Out Machine offers young readers an opportunity to learn independently by helping students break down words and sound them out just as if they were working with a teacher or parent. By allowing children to use pages from their own reading in the app itself, the app allows kids to better… Continue Reading

Review: Eric & Bruce BBQ Party is open-ended playtime cooking for guests.

Review: Eric & Bruce BBQ Party is open-ended playtime cooking for guests.

Bottom Line: Eric and his puppy, Bruce are doing some creative meal planning and cooking for their BBQ and children help with everything from choosing the food, cooking it and serving the wild concoctions to guests who may not approve of the choices. We’ve seen this kind of app from other developers, but Eric &… Continue Reading

Review: Autism Core Skills -Academic, Communication, and Social Skills Plus Data

Review: Autism Core Skills -Academic, Communication, and Social Skills Plus Data

Bottom Line: Autism Core Skills is a loaded app full of the things us reviewers love like custom settings, smooth graphics, tons of easy-to-access content and data collection. This is an app for folks that are truly serious about education for kids on the spectrum because it requires hands-on time for the teacher, therapist or… Continue Reading

Bob Marley and Michael Jackson take over a new app for preschoolers! Jogo Circus Animals is a fun interactive story!

Bob Marley and Michael Jackson take over a new app for preschoolers! Jogo Circus Animals is a fun interactive story!

Bottom Line: Cute circus animals encourage young children (2-5 years) to eat in order to be strong. This app is fun for both preschooler and parent, with amazing graphics and fun music. Start jammin’ with Jogo Circus Animals just by using our handy download button! (iPad/iPhone, $2.99) App-Warning-noADS-noIAP-EL No ads or in-app purchases. External links… Continue Reading

Talking ABC has been updated! And it’s still a Top Pick! (Also – for a limited time, download the French version for FREE!)

Talking ABC has been updated! And it’s still a Top Pick! (Also – for a limited time, download the French version for FREE!)

Bottom line: Talking ABC has been updated recently, and it’s still one of my favorite ABC apps of all time with awesome claymation graphics and adorable characters. It’s still a Top Pick in my book! They’ve also recently released the French and German versions of this app. The French version is free for a limited… Continue Reading

Review: Three Billy Goats Gruff delivers a classic story with modern fun.

Review: Three Billy Goats Gruff delivers a classic story with modern fun.

Bottom Line: This app does what few classic story apps are able to do, stay true to a classic story while adding features to make it worth buying. Three Billy Goats Gruff is beautifully illustrated, packed full of games and gives users lots of custom options including turning off the games during reading time if… Continue Reading