LP received her first ever dolly just before her little Brother was born. He was a typical doll and LP has loved looking after him for the last year and a half but he has never been a very interactive companion for her. When we were asked if we’d like to review a Tiny Tears Interactive Doll I knew LP would love to have a doll that needed a bit more looking after. I also thought LP would like having a girl doll too.
The Tiny Tears Interactive Doll arrived complete with potty, bottle, outfit, bib and nappy. It was well presented and you can tell that any child would love it if they saw it in the shop. Unlike normal dolls, the Tiny Tears Interactive Doll actually drinks water from the bottle – I wouldn’t advise putting milk into it! The doll also uses the potty when placed on it – This is one element of the doll that LP has only used when under close supervision as the doll can be used without water too. This is something I haven’t seen in any other doll and definitely something that LP loves!
The doll cries, laughs and says Mama when you press a button on her belly and it was great to watch LP respond to the sounds – laughing along with the doll, looking confused when it said Mama to her and trying her best to stop it crying – feeding her, rocking her, cuddling her and even putting her in a pram. Seeing how much LP has learnt from us looking after her Brother or just from the TV was amazing – she actually knows the basics of caring for a baby.
Although I found the doll noises on the annoying side after a while LP didn’t tire of trying to make the doll happy, making her laugh and getting her to use the toilet. The fact that this Tiny Tears doll is interactive makes it have so much more play value than a standard doll and LP loves playing with it, cuddling it or just having it with her whilst she’s watching TV. The addition of a simple ‘off’ switch would be much appreciated though!
If you’re looking for a doll that is just a bit different to every other doll in the shop then the Tiny Tears Interactive Doll definitely has a lot to offer and isn’t too badly priced with an RRP of £26.99.
Disclosure: We were sent the above product for the purpose of this review however all opinions are my own.