InnoTab, an iPad for children

Child on iPad like deviceRecently, Leapfrog introduced its LeapPad tablet for children. A company called VTech has now entered the market with the InnoTab, an inexpensive iPad-like device for kids that plays games, music and ebooks, and offers downloadable apps for the device. USA Today takes a closer look at this second kiddie tablet, which is to hit the market in the next few weeks.

The e-reader lets kids listen to books as the words are read aloud and highlighted. Each page offers interactivity when kids tap the screen. And words appearing in a different color ink can be tapped to be defined.