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GeoSafari Talking Globe Jr.
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from Irvine, CA
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Comments about GeoSafari® Jr. Talking Globe™ Jr.:
My daughter got the Educational Insights Geosafari Talking Globe Jr. for her 6th birthday. Although the product was working, the join around the center of the globe (where the top half and bottom half come together) were not aligned properly when it was assembled. This has left a gap in places along the seam where the equator tape line that covers the join is not connected and has gone inside the seam. Some parts of the globe were not smooth either, a bit bubbly.This was very disappointing. We decided to return it. I would like to purchase another one as my daughter really liked it but I'm frightened to get the same poor quality. The more I read reviews about it and the more skeptical I am.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
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Missing some words!
Key locations like "north America" are missing from the voice. Questions come out like: ........is circled in red, true or false? Where the dots should be a name like north America. About 10% of questions are missing a few words. New batteries don' help.
Merchant response: Sounds like your world has stopped spinning! This Talking Globe Jr is not working correctly. Please look for an email from us to fix/replace it for you.
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GeoSafari Talking Globe Jr.
By no nickname.. Just Stephanie
from Reckendorf Village, Germany
About Me Education Oriented, Educator, Parent, Thrifty
I have used this product in the classroom and I found it to be very intellectually stimulating! I was very excited about this product for my children, then I started to read other reviews for it, so now I'm not so sure that I want to plunk our hard-earned military dollars on this almost 100 dollar item... I hear that if one SHOULD get an answer wrong, the globe will just TELL it's wrong, not WHAT you got wrong, so you'll have to do a little more outside research, IF you or your children care to... [...]
Merchant response: Hi Just Stephanie! Thank you for sharing your concerns about Talking Globe Jr. The quizzes in this product feature several levels of difficulty and most are multiple choice, designed to help kids select the right response. If they are still having trouble, there is a "help" button that provides hints. However, we know how tight a Mom's time is and will take your comments to heart!
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