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Sold Out (Win95/98/Me/2000/XP/Mac) (Mini Retail) (ECPHON&RDR)

Publisher: TOPICS Entertainment

Ages 6-10

Software That Really Makes The GrAde

4-disc set of premium software titles combining amusement and education in one motivationally interactive package. Stuffed with more than 30 key topics and thousands of definitions, vocabulary terms, and activities, this educational CD-ROM suite for children delivers endless hours of exciting learning adventure, ensuring the acquisition and retention of fundamental phonics, writing, and reading skills. Whether enjoying the storytelling fun of TumbleBooks™, or honing their spelling and sound recognition skills with the Super Star gang, children will grow with confidence as they immerse themselves in these challenging activities that adjust to their rising proficiency level

Phonics Vowel & Consonant Games

With eye-catching graphics, lively music and captivating animation, Phonics Vowel & Consonant Games transforms learning into a fascinating adventure. Join Lily, Buddy, and the rest of the Super Star gang as they guide your child through interactive games focusing on consonant sounds, short and long vowels, phonic rules, blends, beginning reading, and more key concepts. The "Learn the Words" activities reinforce vocabulary taught in the games and allow children to associate ideas with descriptive pictures - an effective method for improving retention. With a Super Star Reward System for monitoring progress, children will stay motivated, entertained and focused on learning.


  • Short and Long Vowel Sounds
  • Consonant Sounds
  • Multi-Sound Letters
  • Sound Differentiation
  • Phonic Rules
  • Vocabulary Building
  • Stories and Reading
  • Over 800 Words

Intermediate Phonics Games

From sound recognition and spelling to homonyms & synonyms ­ you'll find it's all here in Intermediate Phonics Games, the next step in the award-winning series of learning CD-ROMs. Let little fingers navigate this engaging program by rolling the cursor over the on-screen words to hear letter sounds, blends, and phonic elements. With an animated movie presentation that teaches concepts with visuals and examples, children will quickly understand fundamental concepts. Then, children can reinforce their new skills with any of the 18 review games that test spelling and reading retention, while being rewarded with silver and gold stars!


  • Alphabet Order A-Z
  • Sound Recognition
  • Blends
  • Forming Words
  • Rhyming Words
  • Compound Words
  • Spelling
  • 18 Interactive Games

TumbleBooks Library

Once upon a time there was a suite of six talking picture books just waiting to captivate and inspire. Coming to vibrant life with bold, vivid colors, glidingly smooth motion-graphic animation, and rich, soothing narration, TumbleBooks™ Library holds kids enthralled in storytelling fun. In addition, reading aloud is encouraged with child-friendly control buttons that allow kids to stop the voice-over, pause the story, and þip pages at their own pace. TumbleBooks™ Library lets kids read happily ever after.


  • 6 full-color picture books with motion graphics and complete narration!
  • Abra Cadabra and the Tooth Witch
  • Helping Out is Cool
  • Twas the Night Before Christmas
  • Monster Mash
  • Can I Have a T-Rex, Dad? Can I? Please?
  • Wild League on Ice

Step into Reading & Creative Writing

Introduce your child to the fascinating world of reading and imaginative writing. By enjoying stories, listening to narrations and studying different compositional models, children will quickly understand and develop essential creative thinking skills and strong writing abilities. With an interactive help feature and narrations that explain key topics, kids will effortlessly progress through the creative writing process. Including musical soundtracks, colorful images, grammar, story starters and more, children will retain and develop essential skills while having fun.


  • Comprehensive Skill Building
  • Listening Activities
  • Over 50 Stories and Poems
  • Literary Writing Techniques
  • Grammar and Vocabulary


Win95/98/Me/XP/2000: Pentium® II 166 MHz, 32 MB RAM, 15 MB HD, 800 * 600 Screen resolution, Sound card, Mouse, Printer (optional)

Macintsoh:System 8.1 or higher, including OSX*, G3 300 or higher, 32 MB RAM, 15 MB HD, 800 * 600 Screen resolution, Sound card, Mouse, Printer (optional) * Some programs may run only on OSX classic mode.

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