Product Review – Big Hugs Elmo

The show Sesame Street and its furry characters have                                              images (1)
always been a firm favorite of children and adults alike.
With many characters having been made into toys, the ever
popular Elmo is given new upgrades each and every year
to cope with this demand. Each new edition has seen
Elmo becomemore and more interactive. Taking this to
a new level is Big Hugs Elmo, which has recently been
launched and is set tobecome immensely popular.

Let’s take a look at some of the features

Big Hugs Elmo is 22” tall and made of delightfully cuddly soft plush
fabric and he responds to hugs and cuddles. He is interactive enough
to feel almost like the “real thing”. He sings several songs, including a
lullaby when he’s being rocked to sleep, can actively encourage the
child’s imagination with different suggestions of pretend play. He can
interact when he’s being rocked or bounced around and is even
sensitive enough to tell the child when he’s being held upside down.

How Much?

Although it is not available until the fall, it looks set to be priced at $59.99

Things We Like About This Latest Elmo

What’s not to like, there are so many great features to enjoy. Big Hugs Elmo has a very sophisticated levelof interaction which children will find remarkably engaging. He has flexible arms and a soft plush head and is the largest and most huggable toy
within the range.

Things We Did Not Like About Elmo

The only negative points are that he is only recommended for ages 18 months and upwards
, so although younger children may be delighted with him, he may not be suitable, which
could create arguments with younger siblings. Also he requires 4 x AA batteries
(which are not supplied) and official information hasn’t clarified how quickly the
sophisticated interactionfeatures will drain battery life.

Who Would Buy Big Hugs Elmo?

This toy is recommended for children aged 18 months to 4 years, although I know a few adults
who would consider one for themselves.The toy provides a chatty little companion and will
encourage the imagination and engage any toddler or young child.


Big Hugs Elmo is made by Hasbro, who pride themselves on their high safety standards. This should give any parent the reassurance that they are buying a good quality and safe toy.

Is Big Hugs Elmo Worth The Money?

It would be hard to put a price on the new Elmo, but he is certainly one of the most sophisticated
interactive toys currently available. The level of interactivity will have most toddlers believing
that you have brought home the real Elmo as their own personal playmate. This will certainly make
it a toy which will benefit from long periods of enjoyment and will not be relegated to the back
of a closet or the bottom of a toy chest.

Where Can I Buy Big Hugs Elmo?

This new Elmo will be available for purchase in the fall, from most major toy retailers and online such as

More Customer Reviews For Big Hugs Elmo

Big Hugs Elmo is capturing the hearts of customers the world over and so far is enjoying
very high satisfactionratings amongst consumers.

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