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Comical Parrot Toys

Hasbro's 'Rock-a-too the Show Bird' Sings, Dances, Jokes and Imitates

— February 23, 2018 — Life-Stages
'Rock-a-too the Show Bird' is one of the newest additions to Hasbro's line of FurReal Friends, which takes inspiration from a feathery creature rather than a furry one.

True to its name, Rock-a-too boasts the ability to sing and dance, as well as repeat the phrases that are fed to it, like a true parrot. What's even more impressive is that the parrot companion toy can also incorporate these lines into new songs. In addition to its many musical abilities, Rock-a-too also offers jokes and imitations and expresses its personality through numerous movements and sounds.

At the New York Toy Fair, Hasbro also introduced two other FurReal Friends at different price points, including Ricky the Trick-Lovin Pup for $130 and Munchin' Rex for $50.


Image Credit: Hasbro
Trend Themes
1. Interactive Companion Toys - The rise of interactive companion toys like Hasbro's 'Rock-a-too the Show Bird' opens up opportunities for innovative toy companies to create more engaging and lifelike robotic companions.
2. Customizable Robotic Performers - Toys that can incorporate user-fed lines into songs, like Rock-a-too the Show Bird, showcase the potential for customizable robotic performers in the entertainment industry.
3. Technologically Advanced Toys - Hasbro's FurReal Friends line, featuring toys with singing, dancing, and imitation abilities, highlights the demand for technologically advanced toys that offer more interactive and immersive play experiences.
Industry Implications
1. Toy Manufacturing - Toy manufacturers can leverage the trend of interactive companion toys by investing in research and development to create more advanced and lifelike robotic companions for children and adults.
2. Entertainment - The entertainment industry can explore disruptive innovation opportunities by incorporating customizable robotic performers into live shows, concerts, and interactive experiences.
3. Technology and Gadgets - The demand for technologically advanced toys like Hasbro's FurReal Friends opens up opportunities for the technology and gadgets industry to develop more interactive and immersive play experiences for consumers.
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