At the American International Toy Fair this week in New York City, Hasbro showed off its latest line of Furreal Friends, celebrating the 10th anniversary of the line of realistic furry animal pals. They’re getting even more lifelike touches this year, as Hasbro displayed two of its brightest new stars.
Furreal Friends Cookie, My Playful Pup
Cookie, My Playful Pup is the latest furreal friend. She also might be the softest, most huggable animated dog yet! The pint-sized golden retriever will respond to you through voice recognition technology, by moving her head, blinking, and barking, just like a “real” dog!
Zambi the Baby Elephant Extends His Trunk to Help Kids in Africa
Zambi the Baby Elephant is one of the latest members of the Furreal Friends family to incorporate built-in sensors. Zambi has sensors on his back, trunk, and chest. If you pet, tickle of touch one of those areas, he will move his trunk up and down, wiggle his ears and he’ll even make trumpeting and chewing sounds. He also will blows kisses at you and will even take his trunk and curl it around your finger. Zambi, who is an African elephant, has specially decorated ears and comes with a bracelet that is covered in artwork that has been created by Afican children. By wearing the bracelet, and playing with…
New FurReal Friends Include a Chimp, Duckling, Lamb, Bird and Puppies
Our favorite cuddly pals – FurReal Friends have a whole new assortment of new animals to welcome this year. That includes a duckling, an assortment of newborn pups, a bird, a piglet, a bunny, a lamb, a puppy and a chimp. Each make their own unique sound sand respond to interaction in a different way. Check out the press release below for more details on each of these new little guys. FURREAL FRIENDS LIL’ PATTER PUP (Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $24.99/Available: Spring 09) The FURREAL FRIENDS brand has gone to the dogs with the introduction of the LIL’ PATTER PUP pet. This perky little pup cannot wait…