Early reading begins with early fun as children play and learn with interactive books that feature a story, activities, games and music. The My First LeapPad Learning System introduces preschoolers to reading, math and discovery skills through interactive stories and activities that come to life with the touch of a Magic Pen. Offers an engaging library of interactive books and cartridges for children ages 3 - 5. Features a volume control and an automatic shut-off. Teaches: The alphabet and counting, objects, shape and color identification, cognitive development. Features: Stories, songs, games and activities, story and activity modes, easy to carry and perfect for car seats, compatible with My First LeapPad books, comes with Leap's Big Day flip book and interactive phonics bus game. Only compatible with My First LeapPad books. Requires 4 AA batteries (not included). Awards: 2002 Winner, Toy of the Year Award, Best Educational Product Winner, Oppenheim Toy Portfolio, Gold Seal Award.