The Learning Company has announced that its popular reading program, Reader Rabbit, now supports Hercules, CGA, EGA, Tandy 16-color, VGA, and MCGA graphics. The program's additional graphics support illustrates the company's commitment to develop educational software for the IBM PC marketplace.
The program features hard disk installability, the ability to make backup copies, and the inclusion of 3½\- and 5¼-inch disks. The company announced that these features will now be available for its entire line of PC educational products.
The new Reader Rabbit now takes full advantage of advanced graphics cards.
Reader Rabbit consists of four sequenced games to teach children ages 4–7 the basics of reading, spelling, and vocabulary. It is available for IBM PCs and compatibles and carries a suggested retail price of $49.95. An Apple II version sells for $39.95. A talking edition for the Tandy 1000, Macintosh, and Apple IIGS sells for $59.95.
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