superdumb supervillain: Roo ♥ Mia

Sunday, June 15, 2008

Roo ♥ Mia

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The Mia reading adventure sounds great for my 4-yr old going through the early reading stages... it is soo exciting.

But I also thought the Kidnap Caper (learning the second language) game would be cool!! I'd LOVE to have the whole family learn another language:)



Roo hasn't spent much time on the computer yet. I figure she's four, she has plenty of time. We watch the occasional YouTube weirdness, but nothing I would deem educational. Partially because I am reluctant to get her hooked on the computer, lest she eat up my precious Twitter time and partially because she's only four, dude!

Lately, though, she's been making remarkable strides in her spelling and penmanship. Totally uncoerced by me or her dad or even her preschool. She just suddenly decided it might be fun to write letters. And her drawing has become recognizable, with features where one would expect to find them, the proper number of fingers and toes, etc. So when Kutoka Interactive sent me their latest Mia Mouse edutainment DVD title to try out, Roo was a willing and able game tester.



Mia’s Reading Adventure: The Bugaboo Bugs is a charming way to get your child to practice their reading skills. It is a bit advanced for Roo still– she had trouble with using the arrow keys to move the characters and lost interest when we tried to play the whole game instead of individual activities. She loved the seamless movie segments (I couldn't get over how cool the animation was since the last video game I really played was probably like Tron… in the arcade. Wow, I am ancient.) and wanted to play the activity with the crazy jellybean machine and the missing letters over and over again.



Since Roo is not reading by herself yet, she needed me to help her a lot, which ticked her off a bit and she got frustrated when things took too long or she didn't understand something. I think The Bugaboo Bugs would be perfect for a Kindergartner or First Grader with rudimentary reading ability. It is recommended for ages 5-9 but I would probably say 5-7, realistically. Mia is sweet and cute and engaging but she isn't really tween queen material. I look forward to letting Roo loose with her alone sometime soon.



To enter and win a copy of Mia’s Reading Adventure: The Bugaboo Bugs, please comment on this post with your favorite game from Kutoka Interactive.

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130 comments:

  1. Great giveaway!
    Didi & Ditto looks great for my son.

    Linda

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  2. Mia's Kidnap Caper - The Language Adventure looks so cute! Thanks for the giveaway!!

    jocelyn dot compton at gmail dot com

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  3. The bugaboo bugs looks great since I would prefer a reading game.
    thanks

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  4. The Mia collection math please.
    jceko77@yahoo.com

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  5. I liked the Miss Spider scavenger hunt...or really I think my daughter would enjoy playing!!

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  6. I kind of like the "Romaine's New Hat" title. I've been considering the Bugaboo Bugs for my daughter to assist with her reading.

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  7. This game looks awesome and right up our alley, but if I had to chose another one, I would choose Miss Spider Patch scavenger hunt cause my daughter really likes her.

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  8. the Mia collection, Creativity is right up our alley. Great learning tools all the way.

    yourstrulee at sasktel dot net

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  9. I think my kids would really love Miss Spider's Scavenger Hunt. I like that it has four levels and the kids would respond to the animation. Great product.
    gkstratos @yahoo.com

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  10. Isn't that You Tube video hysterical? I both love that one and am frightened by it.

    Romain's New Hat sounds like something my big kids would like.

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  11. I'd be interested in EazySpeak English to French. Cool stuff!

    You should try www.starfall.com for some good preschool games online. :)

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  12. The EazySpeak English to Spanish looks fun!
    byubabe14 at yahoo dot com

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  13. Well, I'm just getting acquainted with this games brand, but this Mia Educational DVD seems really nice! I would love to see my daughter start reading her first words with Mia!

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  14. Click and Create!

    jasonncaryn at yahoo dot com

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  15. Miss spider scavenger. I love that show.

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  16. Would love the
    Mia's Math Adventure for my new second grader. Thanks!

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  17. Graphic Tablet with FashionMaker

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  18. I liked the Didi & Ditto games. They look like good ones.

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  19. I think the Didi and Ditto Kindegarden looks great too, though my son is a year or two young for that one! Thanks!

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  20. As much as I like the Mia Reading game, I think my 5 yr old would LOVE the Strawberry Shortcake game. She adores Strawberry Shortcake!

    P.S. You might want to let them know that the link to the Jeune Styliste on their catalog page doesn't work, it just takes you back to the catalog page. (Unless it's in French so you can't get to it if you're viewing the English version of the site.)

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  21. the Miss Spider Scavenger Hunt game is something my daughter would love
    xxbeccaannxx@gmail.com

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  22. I think we'd love the Miss Spider Scavenger Hunt game in our house. We're into bugs. Thanks for the chance to win!

    katie at dekabyte dot com

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  23. My kids would love any of their games but especially Didi & Ditto!

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  24. Mia's Reading Adventure - The Bug A Boo Bugs looks great. Thanks!

    carissaad at aol dot com

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  25. Didi and Ditto kindergarten looks fun

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  26. mia's math adventure
    meza-angel@sbcglobal.net

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  27. angelina115@hotmail.com

    miss spider scavanger hunt game

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  28. diddy and ditto

    joliexox@hotmail.com

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  29. I homeschool my 5yo daughter so any assistance is good.
    Didi and Ditto would be great too!

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  30. The Mia math would also be great. And my niece is named Mia so thsi would be super special to her.

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  31. I think Didi and Ditto Kindegarten would be great since I had to choose a game but I know my little 4 yo would love to have a Winx tablet! She loves Daddy's tablet.

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  32. didi & ditto would be great!

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  33. Miss Spider Scavenger Hunt!

    krisindam at mac dot com

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  34. I picked Miss Spider scavenger hunt

    tiramisu392 (at) yahoo.com

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  35. The Miss Spider scavenger hunt game looks fun.

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  36. Ooooh...that Monster Lab looks awesome!

    Thanks for the giveaway!

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  37. The new Ollo game looks fun!

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  38. I liked the Miss Spider scavenger hunt, or bugaboo bugs!

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  39. Thanks for this giveaway. I know that my son, who is struggling with reading would love the Bugaboo Bugs the best. What a wonderful way to help teach children. Thank you for offering this giveaway and please enter me.

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  40. Didi and Ditto Kindegarten would be great for my little one. Thanks so much for the opportunity.

    planetmisty@gmail.com

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  41. Miss Spider Scavenger Hunt looks like fun.

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  42. Miss Spider looks really cute! Of course, the giveaway prize is just precious! I'd love to win for my nephew! Thanks for the chance!

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  43. Thanks for a great giveaway! I think EasySpeak sounds great.

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  44. I like the miss spider scavenger hunt!

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  45. Aside from the fun and cute game being given away, I also love THE KIDNAP CAPER!!!

    This is an awesome program for learning fun that my kids would so graciously enjoy.

    Great contest!!!!!

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  46. Greetings! "Miss Spider" sounds fun and educational. The scavenger hunt would be wonderful! Please enter me in your drawing. Thanks, Cindi
    jchoppes[at]hotmail[dot]com

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  47. I like the Diti and Ditto characters. It all looks like great fun!

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  48. Diddo and Ditto look fun. I need help with math games. I come up with word games easily by myself.

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  49. Definitly the Mia Math...we are a family of English teachers....math is not us....we need all the help we can get!

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  50. DD is so ready for this! I also like Monster Lab. Looks like fun.

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  51. I love any game that kids can have fun with and is educational!

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  52. Oops forgot to put in my comment that We would LOVE the Miss Spider Scavenger Hunt!

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  53. Moop and dreadly The treasure bing bong island

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  54. I'd love bugaboo bugs for my 4 yr old. Right now, he's on mynoggin.com, paid membership. He loves it and can read simple words so far!! Thank you!!

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  55. I would have to go with The Scavenger Hunt as my son is a BIG Miss Spider fan. Thanks for the giveaway.

    aunttam@sbcglobal.net

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  56. Miss Spider patch scavenger hunt, we have read miss spider before and my girls would like the game

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  57. mia everything mia. i just love mia.

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  58. I likw the Mia Collection (Math) portion. My step-daughter has alot of trouble with math.

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  59. I like the sound of Mia's science adventure: Romaine's New Hat.

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  60. Miss Spider Scavenger Hunt looks fun.

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  61. Miss Spider Scavenger Hunt for sure...looks wonderful...thanks so much!

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  62. I like Miss Spiders Scavenger Hunt. The characters are really cute.

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  63. I think my nephew would like Bugaboo Bugs.

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  64. The Mia Spider Scavenger hunt.

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  65. We havent played any of these yet, but we have watched Miss Spider, so Im thinking he would enjoy that one the most right now.

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  66. I like the math game "Just in Time"

    dolls123[at]gmail[dot]com

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  67. I love the Mia Math Adventure and the Mia Spider Scavenger Hunt! They both look cute!

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  68. Easyspeak is most interesting to me!

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  69. My daughter would love the miss spider scavenger hunt game. Great giveaway, thanks!

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  70. I love the ones you are giving away. I have four grandkids that live in a bilingual neighborhood and I think the EasySpeak Spanish would be great for them. I was also impressed with the Technokids.

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  71. Great giveaway!
    Didi & Ditto looks great for 7 year old child! He loves games.

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  72. Miss spider scavenger hunt is my fave,

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  73. So cute for the kids. I would love to win for my Grandaughters.
    mhilton131@aol.com

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  74. Didi & Ditto Kindergarten is my favorite. Thanks for the great giveaway. Looks like a fun game.

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  75. Miss spider scavenger hunt

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  76. Click and Create with Mia, looks like fun. My son loves to create things!

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  77. Our favorite is Didi and Ditto.

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  78. I like the Mia math game as well as the reading one.
    Great giveaway!!

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  79. The Bugaboo Bugs Reading game is fun.

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  80. we love reatures Village!
    Thanks :)

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  81. The Mia math would also be great

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  82. Mia science :)

    I blogged your contest on Prize-A-Tron!
    http://www.prizeatron.com

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  83. I love Miss Spider, so I think the Sunny Patch Miss Spider Scavenger Hunt looks really cute.

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  84. I like the Mia math game as well as the reading one.

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  85. I like Creatures Exodus!

    doot65[at]comcast[dot]net

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  86. The Mia reading adventure sounds great for my 4-yr old going through the early reading stages... it is soo exciting.

    But I also thought the Kidnap Caper (learning the second language) game would be cool!! I'd LOVE to have the whole family learn another language:)

    www.starfall.com is a FREE and very easy pre-reading Internet site... my 4 -yr old can do it alone:)

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  87. Mia's Reading Adventure - The Bug A Boo Bugs looks fun!

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  88. The bugaboo bugs looks great for the reading items.

    Thanks for the great giveaway!

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  89. Mia’s Reading Adventure: The Bugaboo Bugs, thanks!

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  90. Eee! My daughter's name is Mia! And also, my husband's nickname for her is Moo, so when I read "roo" I giggle a bit :) This game looks like a fantastic way to get kids involved in educational software

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  91. Didi and Ditto looks cute.

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  92. Bring on the Spider Scavenger Hunt.

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  93. What caught my eye even more was the technokids accessory
    Children’s Mouse fushia or green
    An adorable two clicks optical mouse specifically designed for little hands. Mac and PC.

    We sometimes forget the "small" details this is great idea!

    Thank you for a great giveaway

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  94. ty 4 Great giveaway!
    Didi & Ditto looks great for my grandson!

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  95. The Miss Spider Scavenger Hunt!

    jaydonco1 (at) aol (dot) com

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  96. Graphic Tablet with FashionMaker

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  97. We love Didi and Ditto on Mac!

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  98. Didi and Ditto Kindegarten looks great.




    donnav07@gmail.com

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  99. I love the Mia Math and also the Buggaboo Bugs reading. I don't know which is my favorite! We'd probably purchase both!

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  100. Miss Spider Scavenger Hunt

    theyyyguy@yahoo.com

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  101. Romaine's New Hat looks great.

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  102. I would like the Mia Educational DVD for my granddaughter.

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  103. How cute !! I would like reading and play Miss Spider scavenger hunt. Sounds fun, count me in to win

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  104. Jennifer SchroederJune 26, 2008 8:09 AM

    My son starts Kindergarten this Fall so he is the perfect age for some of this stuff. I think that Didi and Ditto Kindergarten looks great too! Thank you for the great contest.

    jlilleysprint@earthlink.net

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  105. i like so many like the miss spiders scavenger hunt :)

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  106. Monster Lab sounds interesting!

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  107. Love the Mia math game; for cognitive development. thanks SW

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  108. Miss Spider scavenger hunt
    we would love this

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  109. We would like the Spider Scavenger Hunt.

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  110. My granddaughter would love this. garrettsambo@aol.com

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  111. Didi and Ditto Kindergarten looks cute!

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