Actually, really quite sad.
I suppose if you want your toddler to have an iPod touch, then you should give them one-without trying to justify it as an educational tool.
If you're looking for an educational tool that helps children pass the time in a car, or waiting room-try a book. No, no-not one of the fancy Kindle things-you know, paper and print with some sort of binding. Really portable things, books are, particularly the paperback editions.
And now for the obligatory utterance:
Get Offa My Lawn!