Fisher-Price Bright Beats Dance and Move Beatbo

Television commercials can be powerful in influencing the buying decisions of parents. When a child sees a commercial for the Fisher-Price Bright Beats Dance and Move Beatbo, there is an instant need to get BeatBo and let the fun begin.

Fisher-Price Bright Beats Dance and Move Beatbo is a cute little toy that offers a wide variety of interactive and developmental features. It is a toy that talks to your child, and BeatBo can even get your child dancing to their favorite songs. With a smiling face and plenty of flashing lights, BeatBo can help to turn a dreary day into hours of fun. Parents can get involved in the play as well, which just makes it that much more fun for the child.

Basic Features of the Fisher-Price Bright Beats Dance and Move Beatbo

BeatBo has a cartoon look to him with soft antennas on his head and a smiling face. There are three modes parents can choose from which include dancing and moving to music, games and lessons that teach letters and numbers and a mode that allows parents and child to record custom messages that BeatBo plays back.

BeatBo has action buttons on his stomach that are used to initiate all of the sounds and lessons children will enjoy.

BeatBo stands on his two feet, swings his hips around and moves his head to the music. His stomach lights up to the beat of the music, and his arms are soft in case your child wants to dance along with BeatBo by holding his hands. This is the kind of toy that will keep your child engaged for hours, and BeatBo can also teach your child how to say letters and words using the recording feature.

The manufacturer recommends an age range of nine months to three years old for children who play with BeatBo. The manufacturer's retail price of $40.00 does not include any sales tax or shipping charges that may be added by your retailer at the point of sale.

Detailed Features of the Fisher-Price Bright Beats Dance and Move Beatbo

Fisher-Price Bright Beats Dance and Move Beatbo offers plenty of interactive features for children and parents, including:

  • Three modes that can let children dance, learn or customize their fun by recording messages that BeatBo plays back
  • BeatBo responds to your child's dancing with words of encouragement and more dancing
  • The toy's head moves and its hips move side to side to simulate dancing
  • There is a keyboard installed into the stomach that lights up when music is playing and BeatBo is dancing
  • The mode switch is on the feet with the on/off switch and the volume control
  • Special dances such as the "Freeze Dance" help your child to learn muscle control and coordination

BeatBo is a complete learning companion, but it does have some features that are only for show. Those features include:

  • The arms and antennae do not move
  • The face is not animated
  • The toy does not walk or move around on the floor in any way

BeatBo is lightweight, which makes him safe and easy for parents and children to carry. There is no assembly required for BeatBo as he comes ready to dance right out of the box. Parents will need to add four "AA" size batteries to get BeatBo to start working.

Products Similar to the Fisher-Price Bright Beats Dance and Move Beatbo

Fisher-Price offers the Dance and Move BeatBowWow for children who prefer the more traditional look of a puppy dog. BeatBowWow's head moves to the music just like BeatBo, but BeatBowWow's body does not move. Children and parents will find that BeatBowWow has many features in common with BeatBo that make BeatBowWow a fun alternative to the cuddly alien look.

VTech's Baby Lil' Critters Moosical Beads toy is very similar to BeatBo in many ways. The Moosical Beads has lights that pulsate with the music the toy plays to help get your child dancing. The Moosical Beads has a cartoon cow design that children will find fun and accessible.

When you have very young children, you will do whatever you can to get them to start developing their muscle coordination and movement. The Fisher-Price Bright Beats Dance and Move Beatbo is a great toy to help get your child dancing towards stronger muscles and better coordination.