VTech V.Reader Review & Giveaway!

June 25th, 2010 · Posted By: Jenny

I am super, super SUPER excited about this review and giveaway because this toy is AWESOME!  Your kids are gonna love it!  It’s the VTech V.Reader and it’s kind of like a “Kindle for Kids” – but it’s so much more!  When I first heard about it, I thought, “Joshua is going to love this!”  because he is a very good reader but he also loves him some handheld-game action.  And he DOES love it.  I saw that it said it was for kids ages 3-8, but I figured it might be too much for Sophie – however, I was way wrong.  She loves it and she is SO good at navigating it!   I love that this toy is one that both my kids, who are three years apart in age, can play with at their own level.

Sophie enjoying the VTech V.Reader during potty time

Here’s what I like about the V.Reader, which uses cartridges like the VTech MobiGo or a Leapster:

1) Different learning levels – big kids like Joshua can read the story, and then answer questions and play games about comprehension. Little kids like Sophie can have the story read to them, then follow along and play games.

2) Animation – the stories really come to life!

3) Easy to use – I did not have to show either of my kids how to use the V.Reader.  Even my three-year-old figured it out for herself!  The touchscreen and all the buttons are really easy to use, push, and manipulate.

4) Downloadable stories – you don’t JUST have to purchase new cartridges for this system.  You will soon be able to download titles online at VTechKids.com – including some free titles!  So you can get new content whenever!  I love this feature!!

I am really in love with this toy and so are my kiddos.  I plan on purchasing some new cartridges soon because there are some great titles available – including Sophie’s favorite, Olivia.

The VReader is available exclusively at Target right now but will be in many more stores soon.  You can check it out at Target online or at VTechKids.

OR you can WIN ONE!!!! Here’s how to enter:

1) Go to VTech’s site, check out the VReader and leave a comment about what your favorite feature is

2) “Like” VTech Toys on Facebook and leave a separate comment letting me know you did so (and tell them I sent you while you’re there!)

3) Tweet about this giveaway on Twitter and leave me a separate comment letting me know you did so.

This giveaway will close on Friday July 2 at 5 pm. I’ll choose a winner via Random.org.  Good luck!

OH BTW, I was given a V.Reader by VTech for my review. I was allowed to keep the product, but the opinion I am sharing remains my own.

65 responses to “VTech V.Reader Review & Giveaway!”

  1. Heather Moses says:

    My fav feature is the touch screen ! I have a 3 and almost 5 yr old and I’m sure they would enjoy the great animations as well !!

  2. Heather Moses says:

    I Like Vtech on FB ! ( heathermmoses )

  3. maria says:

    love the different age levels so both my kids can use it!

  4. maria says:

    I like dthem on facebook

  5. I love that it will reinforce all of the letter recognition and beginning reading stuff we are doing already!

  6. Heather Moses says:

    I tweeted this giveaway !!

    (@MommyKnowsMess )

  7. Kelly says:

    I like that all three of my kids will like it and all want it at the same time!My kids ages are 8, 4, and 2. One more thing for them to fight over!!!

  8. Kelly says:

    I “liked” it!

  9. I love the age levels, so it can grow with my son! And all the features look like they’ll make reading fun!

  10. “Liked” on FB, and gave you a nod! :)

  11. i tweeted about the giveaway!

  12. Juveria says:

    I like Vtech on facebook

  13. Andrea says:

    I like how it reads along with the child. I think my Mitchell would love that because he is learning to read.

  14. Andrea says:

    I “like” it on Facebook!

  15. Leanne says:

    Love that they will have downloadable stories soon… no running to the store for more!

  16. Leanne says:

    “Liked it” on Facebook!

  17. Crystal Freeland says:

    I also “liked” them on FB and I love the idea of the touchscreen and that my daughter can grow with this toy!! Awesome idea!!

  18. Angela says:

    I like that they will have downloadable stories, some of which will even be FREE!

  19. Angela says:

    Liked VTech on Facebook.

  20. erin h says:

    I like that it grows with my kid and of course the downloadable stories is GREAT!

  21. Tina says:

    Downloading stories is very cool! No more going to the store for a title only to find out they’re sold out! That’s definitely a great feature.

  22. Gina says:

    Love the downloadable stories!

  23. Sky says:

    My son didn’t find his love for reading until 3rd grade, but my daughter has love books and reading from the start. I know she’d love the V.Reader!

    I love the picture and animation. She has a great imagination anyway…but to see it come to life – awesome!

  24. Sky says:

    Liked VTech on FB and left a msg on their wall!

  25. Jessica says:

    I love that it helps kids read and helps them with letter recoginition.

  26. Jessica says:

    I like VTech Toys on FB and left a message.

  27. Amber Smith says:

    I love that their stories are interactive with a touch screen. My daughter would just love it.

  28. Amber Smith says:

    I like Vtech on facebook (Abby Smith)

  29. Amber Smith says:

    Tweeted giveaway
    asmithonline at yahoo dot ca

  30. It brings reading to life! I love how interactive it is- my daughter would FLIP for this!

  31. I liked VTech on Facebook :)

  32. Crystal says:

    I like the fact that you can download over 100 stories (coming soon)!

  33. Crystal says:

    I liked it on FB & left a comment that you sent me there!

  34. Crystal says:

    Just tweeted about this giveaway. My username is ctb0520.

  35. i love that it will read with the child. always very handy and helpful.

  36. Ellen C. says:

    I like that it is interactive. It is sure to keep my son’s attention while he learns to read. thanks for the chance.

  37. amy pugmire says:

    I love the touchscreen! My daughter is so good with my dads iphone I know she will love this. I also like the qwerty keyboard. Love all the characters too.

  38. amy pugmire says:

    facebook fan of vtech and told them u sent me.

  39. sara says:

    My favorite feature is the learning games that go with the stories. My girls would love it!

  40. sara says:

    I’m a vtech facebook fan and left a message on the giveaways discussion board!

  41. Tiffany says:

    I like the touch screen and the downloadable stories that are coming!

  42. Tiffany says:

    VTech Facebook Fan. Left message on giveaway discussion board.

  43. Kim D. says:

    My favorite features would be the touch screen and that there will be downloadable books too.

  44. Kim D. says:

    I “Like” VTech Toys on Facebook and told them you sent me on their wall.

  45. Lisa says:

    I love the parental tracking AND the possibility to of free downloadable titles

  46. Lisa says:

    “Like” VTech Toys on Facebook

  47. Katrina says:

    definitely the touch screen…kid’s gaming has come a long way since I was little

  48. Love that it has a touch screen!

  49. Heather says:

    I think the touch screen is a pretty neat feature…but I also really like that you will eventually be able to download different stories! Very cool!

  50. Amy says:

    LOve that the screen is live action style!

  51. Christie says:

    You had me at touch screen–I get so tired of wiping kiddo cooties off my iPAD screen! This would give them their OWN touchscreen!

  52. Nicole says:

    I love that my 4 and 6 years would both be able to use this.

  53. Amy says:

    I “liked” vtech on facebook. thanks.

  54. catherine says:

    Love that it adapts to different age levels…perfect.

  55. Amber C says:

    I love that it adapts to various age groups!

  56. Amber C says:

    I “like” VTech on Facebook and I told them you sent me!

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