Parents' Guide to

Letters on the Loose

By Jinny Gudmundsen, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Leapster L-Max activities teach the alphabet.

Game Leapster 2005
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Kids will discover additional material when connecting the L-Max unit to a television, including Professor Quigley's tutorials and a bonus game involving upper and lowercase letters. A minor complaint about the television gameplay is that kids must click a button on the side of the L-Max pen to make the pen's actions on the touch-sensitive handheld screen show up on the TV screen.

Letters on the Loose cleverly engages kids in learning the alphabet by having them play with charming letter friends. Drawing letters using the touch-sensitive screen further reinforces the alphabet recognition and instills pride when those hand-drawn letters show up on the television for others to see.

Game Details

  • Platform: Leapster
  • Available online?: Not available online
  • Publisher: LeapFrog
  • Release date: September 30, 2005
  • Genre: Preschool
  • ESRB rating: E
  • Last updated: November 4, 2015

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