Ever since my girls first saw the FurReal Shaggy Shawn advert they have been begging me to get it for them to review so I was really happy to receive it this month.
FurReal Shaggy Shawn is for children aged 4 and above. He takes 3 LR44 button batteries which are included. His batteries are stored in his head in a velcro compartment which was hard to spot to begin with.
In the box, you receive FurReal Shaggy Shawn and his hair trimmer accessories.
The hair trimmer accessory doesn’t have batteries and doesn’t actually trim Shaggy Shawn’s hair but it does create a buzzing sound and vibrates slightly when you press the darker handle on the bottom. You can use the two different combing sections in Shaggy Shawn’s hair though.
FurReal Shaggy Shawn makes noises when you press his head and his hair is easily styled. When I saw the advert I thought that this might be because the hair is sticky or something like that but this is not the case.
You can style Shaggy Shawn in all sorts of ways and my girls both had fun creating different looks for him. I think he suits the mohawk look, to be honest.
FurReal Shaggy Shawn is lots of fun but we did find that some of his hair fell out easily and that it was easier to style his hair with our fingers rather than with the trimming tool. I was also unable to find an on/off switch which meant that he would be able to go off if his head was knocked accidentally.
Shaggy Shawn stands up nicely on all four legs yet is still soft enough to cuddle and play with and I can imagine that younger kids would love to carry him around with them as they go about their adventures..