This was a very fun review to do- a virtual pet toy! Zhu Zhu Pets are a new line of interactive virtual pets hitting the shelves this fall, and would make great gifts for children this holiday season. They are little hamsters, and basically have all the benefits of a pet without any of the hassle. Pets for cheap, no mess, no feeding, no cleaning…the perfect pet!
Why I ♥love♥ Zhu Zhu Pets:
* They are so darned cute!
* They run around like real hamsters, they make noises like real hamsters, they play like real hamsters, but they don’t smell like real hamsters! A virtual pet that can’t die.
* No feeding or cleaning required.
* They are easy to play with…they have on/off buttons to activate explore mode (they run around randomly, squeaking and spinning), or nurture mode (they chatter and squeak without running off on you), and when they bump into something, a little button on their cute nose activates a sound response, like “Uh-oh” or “Achoo!”
* They have special modes (artificial intelligence) for different playsets (depending on what accessories you buy) that are activated upon entering, to navigate around.
* Children love them.
Zhu Zhu Pets currently come in four different colors, and batteries are included, so your child is ready for fun right out of the box. Buy the hamster village (sold separately) and you have a virtual pet world that will entertain your child endlessly as their virtual pet runs around its hamster home or drives its hamster car.
I was sent eleven Zhu Zhu virtual pets and seven accessory add-ons from MomSelect to organize a Zhu Zhu Pets party and make our own virtual pets city. Every child loved them. It is surprising how far toys have come, and we are just so impressed with how interactive, entertaining, and high quality the Zhu Zhu Pets are. Some of the favorite add-ons of the children were the hamster wheel, skateboard, and spiral slide. For me, one of the best aspects of the add-ons were how all the children played together, building a virtual pet world…they loved watching them run around, randomly entering and playing in different parts of the Hamster Village. One of our little party guests just kept wanting to hold and cuddle hers:
*** Special thanks to Amy at BSM Media for contacting me to participate in such a fun review! I really enjoyed participating and being able to have a Zhu Zhu Pets party. ***
DISCLOSURE OF MATERIAL CONNECTION: cmp.ly/2