4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars
Magical little toy, 28 Nov 2013
What a breath of fresh air this toy is. You have to visit the www.leapfrog.com to register then download a small program to be able to download what tunes and preferences you want the puppy to sing and say. The USB cable comes with the toy (a rarity these days) and 3 AA batteries are already installed. Setting it up could not be easier. Whilst connected to your computer via the USB cable you can input your child's name, favourite food, colour and animal and then select a selection of sing-a-long tunes and lullaby's etc. Several of the songs incorporate your child's name and favourite preferences as mentioned above making it a very personal feeling toy. By pressing it's belly you also get a selection of cute phrases incorporating the child's name to further personalise the experience. It's a lovely soft toy and it automatically turns itself off if unplayed with for a while to help save batteries. It can be turned off immediately by just squeezing a paw.
Really young babies of course won't be able to squeeze the paws (although they are very easy to press) but I'm sure they'll still love to hear the music and enjoy the flashing bone round the puppy's neck (flashes different colours depending on what the phrase or song is). I should mention that there is an educational aspect to this toy too as some of the phrases and songs encourage counting and spelling as well as the fun stuff like mimicking animal noises.
I can imagine that this is one of those toys that kiddies want to take with them everywhere from 6 months up to the age of 3 and probably beyond.
I'm sure my granddaughter will love this and I can't wait to give it to her at Christmas.
I can't imagine any child not absolutely loving this toy.