More interactive than Furbies from earlier generations - and the more it "hears," the more it develops. App enhances the toy but is not required. Lots of designs available.
Pricey. Can be noisy.
Furby will sleep if you put a mask on him. Many adventures available via the easy-to-use app, including the creation of virtual Furblings. The app is not required for enjoyment, however.
With active use, this Furby requires lots of battery replacements.
Interacts with Furby Boom (separate purchase). Syncs with app for virtual adventures. Small and cute with various fur patterns available. Fits nicely in small hands.
To get the most out of this purchase, you also need to own a Furby Boom - an additional expense. Some parents find the noises it makes irritating.
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One of the first robot pets (it debuted in stores in 1998), Furby is a cute, curious, sometimes demanding companion pet for kids who are learning to take care of another “living” being. While the originals were sized to fit into one’s hands and adorned with soft fur, there are now all sorts of wild and mild varieties – from Chewbacca and other fun themed creatures to little Furblings with crystal eyes, bigger Furby Booms, and Furby Connect friends syncs with an app and has tons of actions and reactions. Basic Furby toys cost less than $20, while more feature-packed or collectible models can cost $100 or more.