Parents' Guide to

Reader Rabbit 2nd Grade

By Christopher Healy, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Fun learning adventure with challenging educational games.

Game Nintendo Wii 2011
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I Remember This!

Huh, I had this game back when I was a kid. I think it's still in the basement somewhere. Granted, this was the version on CD-ROM, and they've probably polished it a little for Wii (hopefully they've ensured that the controls aren't awkward with the downgrade in movement). But, yeah, I had lots of fun with this when I was a kid. I'd recommend it, though, again, I don't know how finicky the controls are for Wii.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (2 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

Reader Rabbit 2nd Grade features educational mini-games (not always the biggest draw for kids) presented in a fun, cartoon-like manner, complete with fully animated scenes and original songs. The package goes a long way toward making the experience a truly fun one for kids, and not seeming like homework or test prep.

The three difficulty levels cover a lot of ground, so younger kids can definitely play as well (even if they might find the precision-pointing of the Wii remote more of a challenge than their older counterparts). All in all, this is a solid package.

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