Parents' Guide to

Tag Junior

By Jinny Gudmundsen, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 2+

Electronic book pal reads board books aloud to toddlers.

Game Tag Junior 2009
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this game.

Community Reviews

age 10+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 18+

Tag Junior made my kid a racist

I do not enjoy the racist undertones of “Tag Junior”, and my son has been swearing at me with insensitive slurs that I believe stem from this game. I do not recommend if you are a good parent. This is a dark road my son is going down, and i blame it on “Tag Junior”. This game is the devil. Though, the manuel is very easy to comprehend and I set the game up very easily.
age 2+

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2 ):
Kids say (6 ):

Tag Junior works well as an electronic reader. Because it uses voice, music, and sound effects, it creates a fun, rich reading environment. For example, with the add-on book "ABC Animal Orchestra," toddlers will not only hear the letters of the alphabet, but they will also hear music from 26 alphabetical musical instruments including the baboon's bassoon and the vulture's violin.

However, the manual warns against dropping the device or getting it wet by spilling drinks on it, two events that are very likely to happen since this is a product for toddlers and preschoolers. Nonetheless, this is an excellent smart toy that can read to your child when you aren't available.

Online interaction: This online interaction is for parents. This smart toy connects to the Internet to allow parents to download new audio content. The Tag Junior can hold up to 5 books in its memory. Parents can also access reports about how their kids play with this electronic reader.

Game Details

  • Platform: Tag Junior
  • Available online?: Available online
  • Publisher: LeapFrog
  • Release date: June 10, 2009
  • Genre: Educational
  • ESRB rating: NR
  • Last updated: August 31, 2016

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