Published: Mar 18, 2008
Updated: Jul 12 2011
• References: octodog.net
Are you always looking for a creative way to get your kids to eat what's on their plates? Well here's the Octodog! It changes ordinary frankfurters into fun food. Slide the tube over a raw wiener and the Octodog's blades divide it into eight tentacles. A punch makes a pair of eyes in your creation. When you cook it, voila! an octopus your kids will love to devour. Maybe.
Implications - Products featuring an element of whimsy are appealing to kids with picky appetites. Parents trying to get their kids to consume a wider range of items are attracted to designs that help with this through using humor. In order to attract more buyers, a company could focus on this use of entertainment.