Beginning this week, AppAdvice will present what we consider are the best iPad apps of the past week. We hope you enjoy!

AppAdvice’s iPad App Of The Week – MLB ’11

Just in time for Opening Day, Major League Baseball has issued an update to the iPad version of MLB.com At Bat 11, which provides a much more graphically rich Gameday experience along with a couple of other enhancements.

New Apps

Optimum for iPad

The Optimum for iPad app offers Cablevision customers full access to their television package on their iPad. Take that networks!

Angry Birds Rio HD

What can we say: Angry Birds Rio is an absolute success.

ClickySticky

Created by Merge Mobile, ClickySticky Easter lets children construct different seasonal scenes such as building Easter Bunnies, decorating eggs, filling an Easter basket, and hiding eggs in a virtual yard.

The Onion

The Onion Tablet, as the app is called, is the best way to access all of the Onion’s written, and video coverage. It’s nicely designed, with a simple clear interface that is great for reading, and it includes the option of switching between articles easily using a pop-up sidebar.

Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12

Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12 gets you pumped for the new golf season, one week before The Master’s.

Five Little Monkeys Wash The Car

With Five Little Monkeys Wash The Car! in the second installment of Eileen Christelow’s contemporary classic Five Little Monkeys series to preschoolers.

Colorfly

Imagine magical butterflies happily flying across a beautiful landscape waiting for little hands to catch them. This is the backstory of the enchanted Colorflys game, which was just released for the iPad.

Mirror: Wills & Kate a Royal Love Story

For anyone looking for the perfect virtual accompaniment for what many are considering the event of the year, you cannot go wrong with Mirror: Wills & Kate a Royal Love Story.

Notable Updates

Cloud Calendar (Syncs With Google Calendar)

Cloud Calendar (Syncs With Google Calendar) is a great alternative to the Calendar that comes with the iPad.  It’s smooth and works.  Besides some little annoyances, the app works great and is aesthetically pleasing.

GarageBand for iPad

Apple has quietly given its GarageBand for Mac application an update and it is a big one. Version 6.0.2 now supports the importing of projects made with GarageBand for iPad.

Are there any newly released or updated apps we forgot to mention? Let us know by using the comments below.