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MSRP: $21.95
Age Range: 4 to 8
Launch Date: June 2007
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Educational

In this story, a little octopus is teased for her ability to change colors; when she uses this same ability to save a little angelfish, however, she becomes a hero. This CD-ROM, part of the Webs to Whales Nature Tales series (winner of the 2007 Teacher’s Choice Award for the Family from Learning Magazine), introduces kids to an amazing variety of coral reef animals. Interactive lessons, with narrated text and hundreds of photos, cover octopus anatomy, mollusks, food webs, reef conservation, animal camouflage and octopus physics. The CD includes interactive games, printable activity sheets and a teaching guide. "This product combines reading, science and technology. You get a wonderful story with interactive software that teaches the science behind the story. [It's a] great product for homeschoolers," Cheryl Block of Block Publishing told TDmonthly. Launch date: June 2007.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 12844      (added 5/15/2007)

MSRP: $21.95
Category: Books

In this delightful story, a little spider’s dream of spinning a colorful web comes true … with unforeseen consequences. The interactive CD-ROM (included in each book set) uses a variety of activities and actual photographs to teach kids about the fascinating world of real-life spiders, compare spider and insect anatomy, and view the incredible variety of spiders in the world. Both the book and CD introduce young children to the colors of the rainbow. The CDs can also be purchased separately for $17.95. They’re compatible with Windows XP with QuickTime and OSX, OS9 and OS8.5. Hardcover. (Read Review)
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 9019      (added 8/14/2006)

MSRP: $17.95
Age Range: 4 to 8
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Software

Interactive CD-ROMs focus on science literacy. Each CD includes a fictional illustrated ebook; narrated, interactive lessons and games; and printable activity sheets. Kids can view a spider's spinnerets close up or watch a humpback whale breach and dive in the ocean. They can mix rainbow colors, match whale flukes, and put together puzzles. The Rainbow Web CD-ROM won an iParenting media award for Best Products of 2006.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 8813      (added 7/28/2006)

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MSRP: $21.95
Category: Science & Nature

This series of illustrated storybooks with interactive CD-ROMs teaches the science behind imaginative stories of a little spider's colorful web and a young whale's rescue. The companion CD uses a variety of
activities, photos and video to introduce kids to the fascinating worlds of spiders or whales. Children mix colors, compare spiders with insects, catch flies, watch whales leap and dive, hear a whale song, or
put together puzzles. Printable activities in math, reading and science are included. This series won a 2007 Teachers' Choice Award for the Family. And "True Blue Friend" won a Learning Magazine Teachers' Choice Award for 2007.
— President Cheryl Block noted that her company has integrated the tangible quality of books with technology. Children begin with the story, use the computer as a tool, and then use printable activity pages for hands-on activity.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 8804      (added 7/28/2006)
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