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Reader Rabbit

MobyRank MobyScore
Apple II
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3.7
Macintosh
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3.7
Atari 8-bit
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Description

Reader Rabbit is an educational game for children 3 through 7 designed to help reading and spelling skills. There are four different word games to play of increasing difficulty: a word sorter, a picture labeler, the word train, and a variation of the game memory.

Screenshots

Reader Rabbit DOS Version 5.1 Labeler.
Reader Rabbit Atari 8-bit Title screen
Reader Rabbit DOS Word matchup (EGA)
Reader Rabbit Apple IIgs Word Train.

Alternate Titles

  • "Reader Rabbit and the Fabulous Word Factory" -- C64/Atari in-game title
  • "Reader Rabbit 1" -- Version 5.x title

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User Reviews

One of the first games I've ever played. DOS bombad_jedi (5)

The Press Says

All Game Guide Macintosh 1998 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90

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Trivia

In the short toon "Peasant's Quest Preview" on Homestarrunner.com, the creators show a made-up game of theirs called "Rabbit Algebra" featuring graphics used in most games during the eighties and like Reader Rabbit is meant to be educational.
Contributed to by Daniel Maxwell (1880), Highretrogamelord89 (196), Karsa Orlong (54335), Kabushi (121108), ZenicReverie (1894) and Servo (55897)