Have you considered copy-pasting each page into a new document in your favourite word processor and printing it from there?
The tool is called something like a “gamecube screwdriver” – it’s a tool with a very specific purpose. I bought one for about £5, but it was cheaply-made and broke after a few uses; be warned.
Taking off the circle piece on top, branded “Nintendo”, is a great way to see whether or not the disk is spinning, yes. Be alert for the disk spinning, then stopping, right before the error message appears on screen: a sure sign of an underpowered (or overpowered) laser.