Ride-on grows along with 3 stages of play: push behind ride-on and pull along wagon! Push Behind stage: Truck bed flips up and locks into position and a soft molded in handle lets the child steady themselves as they walk or push a friend. Ride-On stage: Truck bed flips up locks into position and becomes a seat back; the handle is down for steering; and 3 buttons on the handle trigger 7 themed sound effects. Pull Along Wagon stage: The bed is down so kids can tote their favorite stuffed animal; the handle pulls out and clicks up for pulling and steering; and the buttons are easily accessible for sounds. Other features include a controlled steering radius and six-wheel design for stability. Batteries included. Replace with 2 AA alkaline batteries (not included).