You might have already seen the commercials for Pop on Pals, but if not, it’s a new line of toys designed to jump start imaginative play using characters with interchangeable body parts. For example, a fireman can transform into a musician, a princess can become a baker, and a puppy can morph into a ballerina. As the company says, the “popabilities” are endless.
My kids recently received the Pop on Pals Amusement Park Play Set to try, and both of them loved it straight from the box. No need to assemble or read directions, my son just jumped into serious play mode and started racing the car down the roller coaster, spinning the ferris wheel, and swinging the dragon boat. There’s even a place for the Pop on Pal to “play” midway games, and the set lights up and makes fun carnival sounds in return.
The set is colorful, interactive, and switching the rings on the pal is easy too–so easy that my 17-month old toddler can do it with ease). But the toy isn’t perfect. The set only comes with one pal, even though there’s a spot to pop in nine, so unless your kids don’t mind bringing in another figure from their existing toy collection (which is a great idea), you’ll have to shell out $5 for another Pop on Pal.
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