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Reader Rabbit

DOS - 1987

Also available on: Apple IIgs - Atari 8-bit - Commodore 64

Alt names Reader Rabbit 1, Reader Rabbit and the Fabulous Word Factory
Year 1987
Platform DOS
Released in United States (1987)
United States (1989)
United States (1991)
United States (1992)
Genre Educational
Theme Reading / Writing
Publisher Learning Co., Inc., The, Learning Company, Inc., The
Developer Learning Co., Inc., The, Learning Company, Inc., The
Dosbox support Supported on 0.62
4.24 / 5 - 41 votes

Description of Reader Rabbit

One of The Learning Company's early edutainment classics, Reader Rabbit is a fun and timeless game designed to teach 3-7 kids reading and spelling skills.

There are four different word games to play in the order of increasing difficulty: a word sorter, a picture labeler, the word train, and a variant of the memory game. All four games are very accessible, with pleasant graphics and just the right difficulty level to encourage kids to play more.

If you are looking for a fun language game to teach your kids basic reading and spelling skills (if they are already good at recognizing the alphabets), you would be hard pressed to find a much better program than Reader Rabbit - truly a wonderful edutainment program that is still as much fun today as it was in 1989. Highly recommended!

Review By HOTUD

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Comments and reviews 2020-06-05 0 point

loookingh for the game, reading math, we got a 2 year old that wonts everything and I used this roger rabbit when my kids were growing up it sure helped,

Likedcalico 2018-05-31 0 point

Can't get past the mount screen. I also would like the 1991 remake of this game.

Brian 2017-01-12 -1 point DOS version

Can you add the remake version of Reader Rabbit known as "Reader Rabbit 1"?

paulo josé 2014-09-10 0 point DOS version

basic , but is very educate

Ramu 2014-08-23 0 point DOS version


AnnOniMiss 2013-07-28 0 point DOS version

Hm... not able to install getting this message: "The INSTALL program cannot be run from this disk. See Appendix A in the User's Guide for further instructions"

I'm using Dosbox 0.74, Reader Rabbit is on compatible list, so it should work. Am I missing anything like a patch or user's guide?

Beth 2012-03-17 0 point DOS version

I liked the second version better than this one.

hex 2012-02-23 -1 point DOS version

it wont install...

bavish dholia 2011-12-30 0 point DOS version


sean steezy 2011-12-06 -1 point DOS version

my wife loves this! (try DOSBOX if you're having issues)

Videogamer555 2011-01-03 0 point DOS version

How do I change the graphics mode to CGA? I used the GRAPHSET program, but afterwards it KEEPS USING EGA instead. PLEASE HELP ME!

Videogamer555 2010-09-24 2 points DOS version

I remember this game. It was likely the first computer game I EVER played.

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