It needs two batteries and thank you Fisher-Price for including them.
· Press the smokestack to activate motorized action, lights and sounds
· Motorized train encourages crawl-along fun
· 50+ learning songs, tunes and phrases
· Manual switch for Smart Stages level changes
· Includes Puppy, Monkey and Froggy rattle figures - just the right size for baby's hands
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