Read With Me Scout is an adorable cuddly companion that helps build early reading skills by encouraging your child to read aloud! Scout reads from the 5 included board books, and asks 75 fun questions throughout the stories to help build comprehension, reading skills, early vocabulary and letter recognition. There are five interactive spots that respond to touch so your child and Scout can talk to one another! Pat his head, hug him, kiss his cheek and squeeze his paws to hear music and loving phrases and respond to questions about the story. Scout features 2 modes of play daytime mode for reading aloud fun and nighttime mode so they can cuddle up to hear bedtime stories and soothing lullabies. All LeapFrog toys are educator-approved, child-tested, follow national standards and feature British spellings, phonics and pronunciations. Requires 3 x AA batteries (included).