A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this game.
Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that the new content in this bundle is very static -- it looks and plays like a book made for the LeapPad instead of offering exciting graphics to engage kids.
Is It Any Good?
Reader Rabbit has starred in some of the best reading software titles ever created, but Reader Rabbit Reading Learning System isn't one of them. Because they're based on printed books, LeapPad titles have static visuals and rely on touch and sound to create interactivity. This type of interactivity doesn't translate well to home computers because most don't include touch screens or other types of touch interfaces. This motionless programming quickly becomes dull.
While the second CD-ROM has six solid stand-alone games pulled from older Reader Rabbit adventure titles, these activities were better when played in a story context, which is missing. Overall, this bundle isn't a great deal because its new content is poorly adapted for computers and its additional content isn't new.
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