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I have decided, on the advice of Jill Murphy, to do an opinion on her favourite website. A website where she has spent many a sleepless night trying in vain to solve the numerous puzzle games. The website belongs to a good friend of mine by the name of Robert. He is probably better known to ... Read review

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Community Level 3roy_l_t_1970

roy_l_t_1970

Open this site and Bobs yer uncle

AdvantagesA very educational site

DisadvantagesNone, unless he turns up late

"I have decided, on the advice of Jill Murphy, to do an opinion on her favourite website. A website where she has spent many a sleepless night trying in vain to solve the numerous puzzle games. The website belongs to a good friend of mine by the name of Robert. He is probably better known to most people as Bob and he is a builder. Well, I suppose Robert the builder doesn`t quite sound right does it ? He would have been Robert the ratcatcher but for ..." Read review
02.08.2002

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I Can Do It By Mine Own

AdvantagesSee review.

DisadvantagesCiao! It's bobthebuilder.org, not .com! Tsk!

" [The first thing you'll notice when you head over to www.bobthebuilder.org is a pop up advertisement. It's for Bob's live show. Bah, bah and thrice bah. I clicked that off straightaway. I do hate obtrusive advertising on children's websites and there is a perfectly good parent's area here where an advertisement for the show would have been fine. So if you're thinking of going there and your child is a Bob fan old enough to read, then beware and get ..." Read review
10.07.2002

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Community Level 4Grimsbygal

Grimsbygal

Let's fix it online

Advantagesfree, entertaining

Disadvantagesquite hard for some children to understand

"...to keep them entertained try bobthebuilder.com . I came across this website a few weeks ago when trying to entertain my nephew. He is a big Bob the Builder fan and his sister is obsessed with the theme tune. I entered the site expecting to find it boring but we became so hooked it was soon time for them to go home. When you first enter the site you are asked to select your country by clicking on the appropriate flag. It took a while to load so ..." Read review
10.07.2001

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Community Level 2Fiona28

Fiona28

Bob the Builder Yes We Can

AdvantagesFun and eductional.

DisadvantagesNone

"This website is based on the popular BBC TV programme and provides online games that are fun and educational. This is a bright and cheerful little site that once loaded plays the bob the builder song. My daughter is five and in reception class at school. She can read quite well and was able to get full use of the activities, but there is also plenty to do for younger children, her cousin who is two enjoyed it just as much. When you enter ..." Read review
18.05.2001

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Type Family & Baby
Domain Extension .com

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Listed on Ciao since 18/05/2001

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