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Arthur's Reading Race

Arthur's Reading Race Windows Title

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MobyRank MobyScore
Macintosh
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5.0
Windows
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5.0
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Description

In Arthur’s Reading Race by Living Books, the main character Arthur challenges his younger sister D.W. to read 10 words. If she can read that many words he will buy her ice cream. They travel through the town along with Arthur’s dog Pal, finding all kinds of words while having fun along the way. As with other Living Books series, the title presents pages that are drawn in a brightly colored cartoon style with animations.

Arthur’s Reading Race has several other mini games inside the pages for children to explore. You can match words with pictures, and, in a board game race, move your pawn ahead by the amount of letters in a word. There is an I-Spy game, where objects are described and the player must find them in the picture. Many hidden objects within the pages are waiting to be found by clicking on them. You can also click on any of the words of the story and hear them repeated to promote reading skills.

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Arthur's Reading Race Windows The cat hidden under the pan
Arthur's Reading Race Windows Menu his sister D.W. and dog Pal
Arthur's Reading Race Windows Now dragging the racket it changes again
Arthur's Reading Race Windows They also add in obeying authority and rules

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The Press Says

All Game Guide Windows 1998 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Macworld Macintosh Aug 01, 1997 6.9 out of 10 69
World Village (Gamer's Zone) Windows 1997 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60

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