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Texas Instruments Peek-A-Boo Zoo
|Date of introduction:||1990||Display technology:|
|New price:||$25.46 (1992)||Display size:||n.a.|
|Size:||13.4" x 13.4" x 3.7"|
|Weight:||2 pounds 11 ounces||Serial No:|
|Batteries:||4*AA cells||Date of manufacture:||year 1991|
|AC-Adapter:||Origin of manufacture:||China (A)|
|Precision:||Integrated circuits:||TSP50C11 (CSM11012)|
|Program steps:||Courtesy of:||Joerg Woerner|
The Talking Peek-A-Boo Zoo is an educational toy with memory, color, animal, and gross/fine motor skill manipulative practice. The toy has buttons on it in 6 different colors, and when you push any of the buttons a corresponding color hand pops open and the animal under it will say its make and it's name. Katie Kangaroo has an Australlian accent. Percy the Parrot has an English accent. The game is interactive. It will ask the child to find the Orange triangle, or ask what your childs favotite color is. It will prompt them to choose colors and different shapes. It also asks the child questions such as, "Can you find Katie Kangaroo?" for interaction and language skills.
The toy is intended for toddlers ages 9 to 36 month.
The toy was available in a lot of different languages:
|Spain: El Zoo Mágico|
|France: Le Zoo Magique|
|United Kingdom: Talking Peep-O Zoo|
The integrated speech synthesizer introduced more than 10 years ago with the Speak & Spell will immediately create funny sounds.
Other toys for toddlers are the Discovery Depot, Listen & Learn, Magic Clown, Magic Sorter, My Own Playphone and the Talking Storytime Sorter.
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Woerner and Melissa Merryman ,
,July 8, 2001. No reprints without written permission.