||(Win95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP/Mac) (Jewel Case) (OZADVDJ)
from Discovery School
Join Dorothy and Her Friends on a
Magical Learning Journey!
In this tribute to the 100 year anniversary of the world
renowned children's classic novel: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Dorling
Kindersley brings you the most intimate and interactive way ever to join
Dorothy and her friends. Together with the Scarecrow, Tin Woodman, and the
Cowardly Lion, your child will embark on an unforgettable adventure in which
countless learning activities bring kids closer to rescuing Dorothy from the
Wicked Witch. It's every child's dream come true.
A Magical World of Activities and
- Explore Wondrous Lands: Discover fun-and
learning-filled places along the Yellow Brick Road. Like the enchanted Land of
the Munchkins and the glittering Emerald City.
- Juice Up Math Skills: Jog the juice lady's memory
by giving her just the right proportions of apple, pear and orange juice.
You'll be one step closer to rescuing Dorothy.
- Make Flowers Fly: Plant Whirly Flower seedlings
according t directions and watch your reasoning skills and the flowers really
- Reroute the Water: Link bamboo water pipes to make
the water flow into the tank. It's a fun way to develop your critical thinking
- Weigh Fun: Balance the weight if the ore by
selecting different sized rocks and placing them on a scale. A fun way to build
Play and Learn Features:
Based on L Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
4 virtual environments from the original story.
15 challenging puzzles, 9 unique learning activities
and 3 levels of gameplay
Early Math skills
Deductive thinking, logic and reasoning
Concentration and memory
Measurement and fractions
Windows 95, 98, Me, 2000, XP or NT: 166 MHz Pentium,
32 Mb RAM for Windows 95/98 or Me, 48 Mb RAM for Windows NT4 or 2000, 640x480,
16 bit color, 8x CD-ROM drive, 20 Mb free hard drive space, 16 bit sound
Macintosh: Power PC 120Mhx or higher, OS 8.1 or
higher, 640 x 480 screen displaying thousands of colors, 8x CD-ROM drive, 20 Mb
hard drive space, 16 audio card.
"A conversation with the Wizard of Oz explains the mission
of this graphically rich problem-solving program. In order for their wishes to
be granted, they must rescue Dorothy by collecting nine jewels of a special
medallion and destroy the Wicked Witch. This task doesn't sound easy to the
Scarecrow, Tin Woodsman, and Lion, each of whom feels he is missing an
important feature a brain, a heart, and courage, respectively.
Fortunately, they have your child to help them."
"This nice-looking and easy-playing program retells a
classic story with a fun twist. Rescuing Dorothy and Toto is made enjoyable
with engaging and educational activities that exercise basic thinking skills. A
good choice for children ages 4-7."
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