Game with a Portal
What makes Skylanders special is that it is more than a video game. It comes with a special portal device and 3 action figures. By placing an action figure on the portal, the character morphs into the virtual game world.
How to Play
Kids will quickly learn that to defeat the darkness that is trying to overcome the luscious, magical Skylands, they will need to switch between the action figures, because each has unique abilities.
This adventure story is beautifully written and filled with age-appropriate humor; and while there is violence, it is the mild "E10+" variety.
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