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Score: 7.8/10  [2 reviews]
3 out of 5
ProdID: 3273 - Boy vs Beast - Battle of the Mega-Mutants: Torlavasaur
Author: Mac Park

Boy vs Beast - Battle of the Mega-Mutants: Torlavasaur
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$10.00
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March 2012
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Boy vs Beast - Battle of the Mega-Mutants: Torlavasaur product reviews

Kai Masters is now a Border Captain and there are more beasts in Beastium. Mega-mutants. Kai needs help. He must build a team. He must choose a battle partner.

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Review by: tessak (Tess)
Dated: 15th of October, 2012

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This Review: 8.3/10
Price:
Score 9 out of 10
Value for Money:
Score 9 out of 10
ReReadability:
Score 8 out of 10
Personal Choice:
Score 7 out of 10

I have read the Boy vs Beast books given to review with my 12 yr old son. This review is written with the help of my boy.

The cover of this book is really captivating. It gets your attention and makes you really want to read the book. The cover really gets the imagination going. As stated by some-one else, the print inside the book is really large, and the book itself is only 76 pages long and so with the large font and small number of pages is easy read and does not take long at all. We read the book in one session. In fact we read all 3 that were given to us in one night.

The story line according to Master 12 is definitely imaginative, easy to read and easy to follow, even though the book is one of a series. The story would probably be more suited more for 8-11 yr old readers, as Master 12 felt it was slightly young for him, but he still enjoyed it.

Initially we thought the story was about a video game coming into the real world. It is not,. but the concept behind the story is well thought out and younger readers will enjoy these books.

The price reflects the size of the books and they are definitely worth $10.00. These would be great stocking stuffer gifts for young boys.

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Review by: kymmage (Kym)
Dated: 12th of September, 2012

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This Review: 7.3/10
Price:
Score 9 out of 10
Value for Money:
Score 8 out of 10
ReReadability:
Score 6 out of 10
Personal Choice:
Score 6 out of 10

I sat down to read Boy vs Beast - Battle of the Mega-Mutants: Torlavasaur with my 5 year old daughter the other night. The cover art excited her which is why we choose to read it. She loves flying reptiles, dragons and pterodactyls, etc. The cover art is rich and vibrant. It looks exciting too, with different flying vehicles and other animals too.

As this is book 13 in the series, I read the prologue first hoping it would clue us in a bit. It didn't really help. It gives an overview of the world and that's about it.

This book should be very easy to read. The font used is massive, and there are approximately 30 words per page. The sentences are short and very simple language is used, aside from the book specific creatures and gear. It almost felt like a reader to me.

Unfortunately, this one didn't capture our imagination very well. From the start it felt like we were out of the loop. We had no idea who people were and the illustrations inside the book were computer graphics, so looked square and boring. Plus they were all black and white.

We did find the battle scenes to be very exciting though. I liked the way these were treated, nice and rapid. My daughter is a tomboy, so it should have appealed but the characterisation and word imagery wasn't there to help us picture the rest of the scenes outside of battle. I think this would appeal best to a 5 - 7 year old boy.

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