Oregon Scientific offers "Accelerator" kid's laptops

If your little one is always trying to get its sticky fingers on your laptop, then you might be interested to know Oregon Scientific is offering laptop-style devices aimed at kids.

You can give your offspring their own portable PC-a-like with the Accelerator range. There's two models - the Junior for 3-years-plus and the Ultimate for 5-years-plus.

The Junior, at £24.99, offers eight topics of learning including vocabulary, maths, and memory to develop cognitive thinking, language development and motor skills and gets an "ABC" keyboard.

The more grown-up £49.99 Ultimate offers 10 activities and games and is designed to "kick start" a kid's IT understanding with a full QWERTY keyboard.

Both models are available now from Argos or direct from Oregon Scientific.