LeapFrog Violet My Own Leaptop - Pink (Frustration Free Packaging)
Toddlers will enjoy six modes of pretend computer play with LeapFrog's My Own Leaptop. This durable and user-friendly play laptop introduces children aged 2 years and up to animals, shapes, letters, music, and more. With a Leaptop, you'll give your child a fun yet instructive introduction to using computers. LeapFrog and Amazon.com have teamed up to offer this item in Amazon Frustration-Free Packaging; a recyclable, easy-to-open alternative to traditional packaging. My Own Leaptop Ages: 2 years and up What We Think Fun factor: Durability: Ease of assembly: Educational factor: Novelty factor: The Good: A perfectly sized pretend laptop for small children, packed with plenty of features. The Challenging: Computer, internet access, and an online parent account needed to access extras. In a Nutshell: A unique play laptop that's travel-friendly, educational, and fun. Designed for small children, this play laptop helps familiarize kids with technology. View larger. You can help your child personalize the laptop by connecting it to your computer. View larger. A Cool and Colorful Kids' Laptop The Leaptop takes the spirit of a real laptop computer and infuses it with an appealing, kid-friendly design. This durable and organically-shaped plastic case opens like a laptop. The Leaptop's lightweight and convenient handle makes it a travel-friendly toy. Above the large alphabet pad, you'll find the E-mail, Music Playlist, and Blog function buttons. Around the LED screen, you'll see computer-like icons displaying all of the Leaptop's interactive features. Kids will love switching between the Animal, Music, and Alphabet modes, which are accessed with the moveable mouse switch. Each Leaptop has one of two puppy hosts, Violet or Scout. Depending on which Leaptop version you buy, one of these adorable puppies will accompany your child through all of the activities. Kids will even have access to Violet or Scout's personal blog by pressing the Blog button. An Introduction to Letters, Animals, Music, and More The Leaptop's three play modes and three function buttons will help your child learn the basics while having fun. Alphabet mode teaches letters and phonics; Music mode turns the alphabet pad into a music sampling machine, so your child can contribute musical animal noises and funny audio effects to songs; and Animal mode teaches kids to identify animals and their sounds. The Email, Music Playlist, and Blog functions help children build vocabulary, and practice listening and reading skills. And they'll enjoy receiving emails and singing along with Leaptop's preset and downloadable songs. With the Leaptop, you'll be confident that your child is exposed to activities that help develop essential skills. Personalize the Leaptop Online You'll want to personalize your child's Leaptop by connecting it to your computer with the included USB cable. After connecting to the Leapfrog Web site, you can create a parent account that allows you to customize this toy laptop by creating a profile for your child. You'll also be able to select songs for the Music Playlist and set up personalized emails from Scout or Violet and other friends and relatives in your child's life. Additional Scout and Violet downloads are available for purchase, and printable coloring sheets are available for free. Minimum System Requirements OS: Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, Mac OS X v10.4 or higher Processor: Pentium III 500 Mhz processor Memory: 512 MB RAM Hard Drive: 300 MB available Video Resolution: 1024x768 or higher CD or DVD drive Available USB port Internet connection What's in the Box Leaptop with three AA batteries, USB cable, and quick connect guide/parent instructions.