Four favorite, " must-know" fairy tales made interactive with—Ollie, the Talking, Teaching Owl. Retellings of classic fairy tales include: The Gingerbread Man, The Elves and the Shoemaker, The Ugly Duckling, and Jack and the Beanstalk. Encourages parent-child interaction with timeless tales children and parents will want to read over and over again. Develops early learning skills necessary for school success. Ages 3+The nitty-gritty: Four 24-page, full-color illustrated storybooks with 11 early learning activities that develop readiness skills for school success Hot Dots Jr. Ollie—the Talking, Teaching Owl™ Ollie requires 2 AAA batteries, not included.