Big Foot the Monster Toy From Imaginext
Big Foot the Monster Toy: One of the Hottest Toys for 2010!
Big Foot really is elusive. Even the plastic kind! The Big Foot the Monster Toy from Imaginext/Fisher-Price is one of the hottest toys available for the 2010 holiday shopping season. I use the term "available" loosely since it's hard to find a store that has one in stock right now. This remote control monster toy is perfect for boys or girls in the 3 to 8 year old age range. The Big Foot The Monster Toy features a wide selection of fun actions and phrases: over 80 total! This fun little monster has a BIG BIG attitude. He walks, he talks, he throws a ball, he burps, exercises, and much more.
Want to know more? You've come to the right place. This page is dedicated to providing you with all kinds of links and information about the Big Foot the Monster Toy. We provide detailed descriptions, reviews, links to more information, and even a complete breakdown of where to buy the Big Foot the Monster Toy! Let's get started on our journey to find out more about the elusive Big Foot Monster!
Big Foot the Monster on Amazon
Big Foot the Monster: A Little Guy with a BIG Attitude and BIG FUN
All the basic information
Big Foot the Monster is an awesome new remote control monster toy from Imaginext. He stands just over 12" and is controlled with a wireless remote control. Push a button and watch Big Foot the Monster throw a ball, walk, burp, exercise, and much much more! The buttons on the remote require no reading, the user simply looks at the symbol on the button to determine what pushing that button will make Big Foot do. This ease of use makes this the perfect gift for those younger kids in the 3 to 8 year old age range. (Or their technically challenged parents!) Kids will master Big Foot the Monster's controls in minutes and will be ready for hours of Big Foot fun!
The Big Foot Monster wireless remote control requires 2 AA alkaline batteries. One of the cool things about the Big Foot Monster toy is FischerPrice has finally thought to make toys that aren't huge battery hogs! The Big Foot Monster toy himself is powered by a 7.2Volt NiMH rechargeable battery. The toy even includes the battery charger.
What Does Big Foot the Monster Do?
What Does Big Foot the Monster Do?
Over 80 Functions and Phrases!
Let's take a look at some of the cool and secret things Big Foot the Monster does.
WALK: The Big Foot the Monster toy walks forward and backward. Simply press and hold the forward button and Big Foot the Monster sings himself a little ditty and "walks" forward using his fists to lift his feet, setting his feet down, and repeating. Press and hold the back button and Big Foot the Monster exclaims "backing up!" and then comically yells "beep..beep..beep" as he walks backward with his hands.
Happy and Angry
Big Foot can be a Moody Little Guy!
Big Foot the Monster can be as moody as any child wants.
HAPPY: Press and hold the happy button (resembling a smile) and Big Foot the Monster will be so happy he sings himself a happy little tune. It goes a little something like this:
"Buddy! Big Foot! I'm a Big Foot and I got big feet. I dance and a-wiggle to the happy beat. BIG FOOT!"
ANGRY: I'd never want to see an angry Big Foot Monster in real life, but the Big Foot Monster Toy isn't so scary. Press and hold the angry button on the remote control and Big Foot will get mad. He says, "ANGRY!" and then lays down on his tummy, cries, and bangs his fists and feet on the floor in a BIG FOOT sized temper tantrum. Luckily he gets over it quickly and promptly rises to his feet with a better attitude!
Big Foot Rap
RAP: Press and hold the "fun" button in the center of the remote control and Big Foot does a very cool "rap". While he doesn't have much to say in the way of lyrics there is a great beat with all kinds of fun sound effects to accompany it. This button is sure to get pressed a lot by fun loving kids.
Feed Big Foot
FEED: Big Foot needs to eat to. Place the included leaf in Big Foot the Monster's mouth and he'll tell you whether he likes his meal or not. Kids are sure to have plenty of fun feeding their new friend.
Big Foot the Monster Exercises!
EXERCISE: Everyone needs to exercise, even Big Foot the Monster! Press and hold the exercise button and Big Foot does 5 reps of his special Big Foot exercise.
EXERCISE TIRED: After pressing the exercise button twice and putting Big Foot through 2 consecutive exercises, press the exercise button a third time for a special surprise. Big Foot starts his exercise and then suddenly we hear a cracking sound and Big Foot replies "ouch!". Looks like Big Foot may have over done it! Maybe he needs a Chiropractor?
Watch Big Foot throw his ball!
BALL: Put Big Foot's red ball in his hand and press down on his thumb to secure it. Press the ball button and Big Foot throws his ball underhand and we soon hear the sounds of bowling pins being struck. You could set up your own bowling lane with this fun guy.
Rolling, Headstands, and Sneezing, OH MY!
More Big Foot the Monster Fun.
Big Foot loves to roll and have more physical comedy fun.
ROLL FORWARD: Press and hold the "roll" button and Big Foot does a forward somersault.
ROLL BACKWARD: Press the "roll" button once and Big Foot rolls backwards.
HEADSTAND: After you've watched Big Foot roll backward, press the "roll" button again and watch Big Foot do a headstand. He'll then stand back up and say "TA-DAH!"
BIG SNEEZE: Press the "roll" button a third time and Big Foot suffers a BIG sneeze. "Ah-Ah...Ah-CHOO!" It's such a BIG sneeze Big Foot falls backward and we hear cuckoo clock sound effects. Looks like Big Foot's big sneeze knocked him backward and gave him a BIG headache!
Sleep, Dream, and Wake Up
Big guys need sleep too!
Even Big Foot has to slow down and rest. Check out some of the cool sleep related functions our hairy friend has.
SLEEP: Press and hold the "sleep" button and Big Foot will lay down and go to sleep. He even starts to snore with his feet moving up and down in perfect synchronization.
DREAM: Press the "happy" button while Big Foot is snoozing and you'll hear him dream about a tasty treat....an ice cream truck!
WAKE UP: After letting Big Foot get some rest kids will soon want to wake him up to start the fun all over again. Simply press and hold the forward walk button and we hear a rooster crow "cock-a-doodle-dooo!" and Big Foot rises to his feet ready to get started with BIG fun once again.
Official Big Foot the Monster Videos on YouTube
Some cool Big Foot the Monster Videos from FischerPrice/Imaginext on YouTube.
More Big Foot the Monster Videos on YouTube
Check out some more Big Foot the Monster toy videos on YouTube. While many of these may not be official videos they are a cool way to look at other people's opinions of this great toy. These videos also provide a great way to see Big Foot in action by real people in the real world. Definitely worth a look.
Where to Buy the Big Foot Monster Toy
So you have cash in hand and you want to buy Big Foot for one of the lucky youngsters on your gift list, if only it were that easy! Unfortunately, the Big Foot Monster toy is almost as elusive as his "real" life counterpart. (If you believe in those sort of things)
In many stores you will find little more than the display Big Foot Monster toy mockingly frolicking in his safe Plexiglas display home. If you are lucky enough to spot Big Foot on the shelves you'll pay around the MSRP of $99.99.
We've put together all kinds of information on where to shop for the Big Foot Monster toy both online and in physical stores. We've also provided some coupon banner links here and there where possible to help you save some of your hard earned cash.
Where Can I Buy Big Foot the Monster?
Big Foot Monster
Check out the Imaginext Big Foot the Monster toy and related toys on Amazon.
The Big Foot Monster at Target
Target is another great place to find and buy the Big Foot Monster Toy at a great price. Click the image below to go straight to the Big Foot Monster page at Target.com!
Big Foot the Monster on eBay
Ebay is another source for hard to find toys like the Big Foot Monsters. Shop around on ebay for the best price with shipping and you may be able to save yourself some money!
5 Things I like about the Big Foot the Monster toy.
Here are 5 things I like about Big Foot. Of course these are only my opinions as a parent and everyone has their own opinion.
- It's Fun!
- The easy to use buttons require no reading.
- Rechargeable batteries with a battery charger means less money spent on batteries. (The wireless remote does require 2 AA batteries)
- Big Foot is a good influence because he exercises!
- Big foot's controls are easy to learn and easy to master by even the youngest users in the recommended 3-8 year old age range.
5 Things I Don't Like About the Big Foot the Monster toy
As much as I hate to point out negative aspects of a product, I also wanted to provide an honest opinion for many parents and children out there. After all, Big Foot costs a decent chunk of change! The following observations are simply my thoughts based on my opinion and observations of the toy over a short period of time. Everyone has their own opinion and with that in mind, here are 5 things about the Big Foot Monster toy I'm not crazy about.
- The price tag is a little high. The $99.99 retail price is a little steep, but I have noticed it coming down about 10 or 15% from that range in the past weeks.
- I think Big Foot gets a little redundant. Of course I'm an adult so it's perfectly possible this toy will entertain children for a long time.
- Big Foot the monster doesn't really walk. He "walks" by walking on his hands. I was disappointed to see him walk around by lifting himself with his hands and setting himself back down. Big Foot should stomp around on those big feet!
- The big foot rap isn't really a rap. It's just a great beat with some funny sound effects. This was a missed opportunity to give Big Foot the Monster some hilarious lyrics.
- Although the recommended age group is 3-8, I'm not sure how long it would maintain its appeal with the older kids in that range. Although 7 and 8 year olds may be entertained with this for a short time I think it may be short lived.
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