VTech Innotab Spy Adventure Scholastic User`s manual

User’s Manual
THE
LEARNING APP TABLET
©2014 Scholastic Inc. I SPY® & © Jean Marzollo and Walter Wick.
Dear Parent,
At VTech®, we know how much you enjoy staying on top of the hottest trends and having
the most high-tech gadgets around. We also know that your kids feel the same way. With
that in mind, we developed InnoTab®, a multi-function tablet just for kids that brings all
the magic of Mom’s and Dad’s tablets into a fun-filled learning experience that fits their
active lifestyles.
InnoTab® is the next generation of learning toys for children that has a rich library of
cartridge software with interactive animated e-Books, learning games, creative activities
along with a wide variety of additional apps. It features a brilliant color LCD touch screen,
a tilt-sensor for game control, as well as a USB port for downloads, SD card slot for memory
expansion and a headphone jack, all housed in a sleek, durable and compact design for
easy portability.
When playing with InnoTab®, kids can look, listen, touch, and tilt their way through
activities to discover a world of fun whenever they want and wherever they go. Through
interactive play, your child will develop skills in reading, math, social studies, science,
music, creativity, and more—which we know is important to you.
At VTech®, we are dedicated to helping your children uncover their talents. We thank
you for your trust in our products that encourage active minds through imaginative play.
Sincerely,
Your friends at VTech®
To learn more about VTech® toys, visit www.vtechkids.com
INTRODUCTION
Dive into a fun-filled I SPY® learning adventure! Find, match, and sort objects across four thinking games
that build logic, vocabulary, and visual discrimination skills. Solve I SPY riddles and games to unlock 50
levels of play – each more challenging than the next! Encounter exciting surprises, power-ups, and more!
INCLUDED IN THIS PACKAGE
1 InnoTab® cartridge – I SPY Adventure
1 InnoTab® cartridge user’s manual
WARNING:
All packing materials, such as tape, plastic sheets, packaging locks and tags are not part of
this toy, and should be discarded for your child’s safety.
ATTENTION: Pour la sécurité de votre enfant, débarrassez-vous de tous les produits d’emballage tels que
rubans adhésifs, feuilles de plastique, attaches et étiquettes. Ils ne font pas partie du jouet.
Note: Please keep the user’s manual as it contains important information.
GETTING STARTED
STEP 1: Insert the InnoTab® Cartridge
Make sure the unit is turned off. Insert the InnoTab® cartridge firmly down into the cartridge slot located on
the back of the unit and push until it clicks into place as shown in the below image.
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STEP 2: Select the Cartridge Icon
Touch the cartridge icon on the InnoTab® desktop.
Note: Your InnoTab® desktop may look slightly different from the image
at right, depending on which version of InnoTab® you own.
Cartridge icon
STEP 3: Choose How You Want to Play
Touch an icon to choose an activity.
Riddle Rush: Solve I SPY riddles by searching for objects in beautiful
picture riddle screens.
Pattern Quest: Complete I SPY object patterns in a fast-paced game!
Oops Hoops: Sort and classify I SPY objects!
Adventure Box: Identify I SPY matching pairs!
THE HARD KEYS
HOME
HELP BUTTON
Exit the current activity and return to the InnoTab
desktop.
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Replay instructions, or ask for a hint.
SETTINGS
Music On/Off
To turn the background music on or off, touch the Music On/Off icon on the cartridge menu.
Music On/Off icon
Levels
I SPY Adventure features 50 levels of play for each game. Play begins at the easiest level and progressively
advances in difficulty as the player completes each problem. This allows each player to play I SPY
Adventure at his/her own pace and skill level. Once a player has successfully completed a game level, it
can be replayed at any time.
ACTIVITIES
Riddle Rush
Riddle Rush combines cleverly rhymed riddles with photorealistic pictures set across various themes
including balls, cards, cars and trucks, crafts, colors, outer space and more! Each I SPY riddle, which is
read aloud to the player, will provide specific clues about what to find. Players will search the picture for the
objects listed in the riddle. Find each object to successfully solve the riddle.
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Riddle Rush LEVELS
Riddle Rush features three levels. Players will begin at an easy level
and then advance to more challenging levels with each I SPY riddle
solved. Each Riddle Rush level will require different skills and ability
to play.
• Level 1 (Riddles 1-15): Objects in the riddle are illustrated with both
pictures and words. Both the riddle text and riddle picture are on the
same screen.
• Level 2 (Riddles 16-30): Objects in the riddle are illustrated with both pictures and words, however,
players must use memory skills to search for an object as the riddle text and I SPY picture display on
different screens.
• Level 3: (Riddles 31-50): Objects in the riddle will not be shown with its corresponding picture and,
additionally, players must use memory skills to search for an object as the riddle text and I SPY picture
display on different screens.
HOW TO SOLVE I SPY RIDDLES
I SPY Adventure offers 50 I SPY riddles set across 20 different picture
riddle screens. To play an I SPY riddle, listen to the riddle and search
for the objects in the picture riddle screen. Once an object is found,
touch the object with the stylus to select. The object in the riddle text will
change color to indicate it has been found. To hear the riddle again in
Level 1, touch the PLAY button. Players may also touch any word in the
riddle text to hear it read aloud. For Level 2 and Level 3 riddles, touch
the RIDDLE button at any time to open and close the riddle screen. Press the HELP button on your device to get hints for Level 3 riddles.
EYE SEE IT POWER-UPS
Levels 2 and 3 feature power-ups that provide players hints on finding
the location of an object listed in the I SPY riddle. Each I SPY riddle
features only one power-up, so power-ups should be reserved for only
when players have attempted to but are unable to locate an object.
Curriculum: Logic & Reasoning, Vocabulary, Problem Solving, Shapes, Rhyming, Counting
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PATTERN QUEST
Play a fast-paced game to find the objects to complete I SPY patterns! Identify the pattern, then select the
object that completes the pattern! Play through 50 different rounds across three progressively challenging
levels to master logic skills!
HOW TO PLAY PATTERN QUEST
At the start of each round, a pattern will appear with one or more
missing objects. Find the object(s) that completes the pattern from the
choices provided. To complete the pattern, select then drag the object
to its place. If the object is correct, it will stay in place. If the object is
incorrect, it will return to the selection menu. Continue completing the
pattern with objects until the meter is full. Press the HELP button on
your device to get a level-specific hint.
Curriculum: Patterns, Logic & Reasoning, Problem Solving, Matching
OOPS HOOPS
Sort and classify I SPY objects with similar characteristics! Each hoop is filled with I SPY objects with
matching characteristics. Determine how objects within a hoop belong together to move up through 50
progressively challenging levels.
HOW TO PLAY OOPS HOOPS
Each hoop is filled with objects that have similar characteristics.
Determine how the objects in each hoop are alike. Then, place the
objects at the bottom of the screen in its correct hoop. Objects that
are placed where two hoops intersect or within concentric hoops share
characteristics of both hoops.
To place an object, touch the object and then drag it to a hoop. If it
is correct, the object will remain in place. If it is placed in an incorrect
hoop, the object will return to the selection menu. Press the HELP
button on your device for a level-specific hint.
Curriculum: Logic & Reasoning, Problem Solving, Matching, Sorting & Classifying, Shapes, Letters, Numbers
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ADVENTURE BOX
Dive into an I SPY adventure box full of fun objects! Eliminate objects from the box by connecting matching
pairs. Play through 50 different rounds across three progressively challenging levels!
HOW TO PLAY ADVENTURE BOX
Each adventure box contains a collection of objects—with each object
in the box having a matching pair. Listen carefully to how objects match,
then select matching pairs to clear all objects from the box. To match a
pair, begin by selecting an object in the box and then select its match. If
the pair is correctly matched, both objects will disappear from the box. If
the pair does not match, they will remain in the box. Continue selecting
matching pairs until matches are complete and there are no more
objects. Press the HINT button at any time during gameplay for help.
Curriculum: Vocabulary, Problem Solving, Shapes, Letters, Rhyming, Numbers
ONLINE FEATURES
Register online to keep track of your child's learning journey with personalized recommendations. You can
also connect to our Learning LodgeTM to download great apps, games, e-Books and more!
If you have not already installed the InnoTab® version of the Learning LodgeTM software on your computer,
go to www.vtechkids.com/download to download and install it.
CARE & MAINTENANCE
1.Keep this InnoTab® cartridge clean by wiping it with a slightly damp cloth. Never use solvents or
abrasives.
2. Keep it out of direct sunlight and away from direct sources of heat.
3. Avoid dropping it. NEVER try to dismantle it.
4. Always keep this InnoTab® cartridge away from water.
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WARNING
A very small percentage of the public, due to an existing condition, may experience epileptic seizures
or momentary loss of consciousness when viewing certain types of flashing colors or patterns. While
InnoTab® The Learning Tablet does not contribute to any additional risks, we do recommend that
parents supervise their children while they play video games. If your child experiences dizziness, altered
vision, disorientation, or convulsions, discontinue use immediately and consult your physician. Please
note that focusing on an LCD screen at close range and handling touch screen or g.sensor controls
for a prolonged period of time may cause fatigue or discomfort. We recommend that children take a
15-minute break for every hour of play.
TROUBLESHOOTING
Please note that if you try to insert or remove an InnoTab® cartridge without first turning the unit OFF, you
may experience a malfunction. If this happens, and the unit does not respond to pressing the ON/OFF
button, disconnect the AC adaptor from the main unit or remove the batteries. Then, reconnect the adaptor,
or reinstall the batteries.
TECHNICAL SUPPORT
If you have a problem that cannot be solved by using this manual, we encourage you to visit us online or
contact our Consumer Services Department with any problems and/or suggestions that you might have. A
support representative will be happy to assist you.
Before requesting support, please be ready to provide or include the information below:
• The name of your product or model number (the model number is typically located on the back or bottom
of your product).
• The actual problem you are experiencing.
• The actions you took right before the problem started.
Internet: www.vtechkids.com
Phone: 1-800-521-2010 in the U.S. or 1-877-352-8697 in Canada
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COPYRIGHT NOTICES
2014 VTech. All Rights Reserved. VTech® and the VTech® logo are registered trademarks of VTech.
InnoTab® is a registered trademark of VTech. Learning LodgeTM is a trademark of VTech. All other
trademarks are property of their respective owners. ©2014 Scholastic Inc. I SPY® & © Jean Marzollo and
Walter Wick.
IMPORTANT NOTE:
Creating and developing InnoTab® The Learning Tablet products is accompanied by a responsibility
that we at VTech® take very seriously. We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of the information
that forms the value of our products. However, errors sometimes can occur. It is important for you to
know that we stand behind our products and encourage you to call our Consumer Services Department at
1-800-521-2010 in the U.S. or 1-877-352-8697 in Canada, with any problems and/or suggestions that you
might have. A service representative will be happy to help you.
OTHER INFO
DISCLAIMER AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
VTech® Electronics North America, L.L.C. and its suppliers assume no responsibility for any damage or loss
resulting from the use of this handbook. VTech® Electronics North America, L.L.C. and its suppliers assume
no responsibility for any loss or claims by third parties that may arise through the use of this software.
VTech® Electronics North America, L.L.C. and its suppliers assume no responsibility for any damage or
loss caused by deletion of data as a result of malfunction, dead battery, or repairs. Be sure to make backup
copies of important data on other media to protect against data loss.
COMPANY : VTech® Electronics North America, L.L.C.
ADDRESS : 1156 W. Shure Drive, Suite 200, Arlington Heights, IL 60004 USA
TEL NO.: 1-800-521-2010 in the U.S. or 1-877-352-8697 in Canada
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NOTE:
THIS DEVICE COMPLIES WITH PART 15 OF THE FCC RULES. OPERATION IS SUBJECT TO THE
FOLLOWING TWO CONDITIONS: (1) THIS DEVICE MAY NOT CAUSE HARMFUL INTERFERENCE,
AND (2) THIS DEVICE MUST ACCEPT ANY INTERFERENCE RECEIVED, INCLUDING INTERFERENCE
THAT MAY CAUSE UNDESIRED OPERATION.
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant
to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful
interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency
energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference
to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular
installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be
determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by
one or more of the following measures:
• Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
• Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
• Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.
• Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
CAN ICES-3 (B)/NMB-3(B)
Caution: Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could
void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.
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