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It’s half term here and we’ve been to see Grandad and Granny for a few days and come home for Trick or Treating and to catch up with our toy reviews. It’s so close to Father Christmas time that we wanted to get as many out as we can in case you’re planning your Christmas shopping or writing your Father Christmas list.
Today, say hello to Bowie Beamheart! A few weeks ago we reviewed the smaller Goo Goo Galaxy Goo Drops – and this time we have a CUSTOMISABLE Goo Drop here!
She arrives in a spaceship designed box with enough intergalactic ingredients to create a Goo Drop body that’s out of this world. The box proudly displays a tagline we love – “It’s what’s inside that counts!” and Lyoto and Hero could not wait to get her out of her cardboard ship.
The basic idea of the toy is to create a custom squishy Slurp ’n’ Slime Goo Drop. There are enough ingredients to create two times, and your Goo Drop also has the ability to make a Comet Vomit by being squeezed in the same way the original Goo Drops are. Bowie just can’t hold onto her lunch is all. haha.
WHAT’S INCLUDED IN THE SLURP ‘N’ SLIME GOO DROP BOX?
Inside the impressively huge box is:
- 1 Large Goo Drop with Clear Body – we have Bowie Beamhart
- 1 Candy Comet [the pacifier/dummy/cork]
- 1 Goo Drop Stand [in two parts – a little fiddly to click together but we got there on the fourth try]
- 1 Bowl
- 1 Whisk
- 1 Regoovinator
- 5 Glitter Sachets
- 2 Slime Powder Sachets
- 1 Passport
- 1 Glitter Seal Sheet [which my boys have used as stickers at passport control]
UNBOXING THE SLURP ‘N’ SLIME GOO DROP
This was easy but you will need a pair of scissors. It took me about four minutes and the box was easy to fold small enough to recycle.
INSTRUCTIONS: HOW TO MIX YOUR SLURP ‘N’ SLIME GOO DROP’S GOO
- Pour the slime powder and glittery bits from the sachets to customise your goo into the blue bowl. There are six kinds to choose from!
- Fill with water to fill line. The bowl is set to a tilt to look cute, so don’t panic, the fill line is correct.
- Mix together with the little pink whisk tool
- Get a spoon and spoon out the lumpy bits that won’t mix
- Fill up the Regoovinator syringe by putting the end into the bowl of goo. Ours didn’t actually suck up – we poured our goo into a pyrex jug and poured it into the Regoovinator instead.
- Feed the goo to your Slurp ’n’ Slime Goo Drop Goo Drop through the syringe
- When finished, put in the Candy Comet as fast as you can or risk dribbling goo!
TO EMPTY AND PLAY WITH YOUR SLURP ‘N’ SLIME GOO DROP
First of all, let me issue these two warnings:
- MAKE SURE YOU ARE NOT NEAR CARPET OR ANYTHING PRECIOUS
- THERE IS GOING TO BE MESS. I ended up having to clean the WHOLE of the kitchen floor and am still sliding about two hours later.
Now you’re free to squish and play with your Goo Drop and get covered in Goo!
To make your Goo Drop empty, remove the Candy Comet and SQUEEEEEEEZE. It’s reminiscent of your late teens and early twenties and you really feel for the Goo Drops as they bring their delicious Goo Back up, but they LOVED it. And guess what? You can then feed them again and repeat. And again, and again, and again.
REASONS TO BUY THE SLURP ‘N’ SLIME GOO DROP
First off, it’s an interactive toy. There’s nothing better for my boys than when they have something to actually DO with a toy. The little tools and sachets lit up their little eyes and they were keen to be involved with everything.
This is a gender-neutral toy. The boys LOVE being able to play with sparkly, vibrant candy coloured aliens without judgement from friends. Aliens are neutral territory.
The fun is immense. There was SO much hysterical laughter and pretend vomiting sounds coming from the kitchen whilst they were playing and even though I was about to cry when I saw the starry, sparkly, slimy floor, much like the Goo Drops they’re actually playing stunts with at the minute, this has been an unexpectedly genius toy. When I first saw it, I thought they’d think it was cute and play with it for a few minutes, but this range has been a huge hit.
WHAT COULD BE BETTER ABOUT THE GOO GOO GALAXY SLURP ‘N’ SLIME GOO DROP?
Our ReGOOvinator does not work to suck up the goo. It’s great at feeding, just not great at reloading and that led to me getting Goo all over me too, reloading the syringe for them every time by pulling the end out of the top.
The slime powder blobs. They appeared once mixed, and there were quite a few – much like chunks of wallpaper paste. A better formula would be lovely – or putting it through a sieve with larger holes before adding the glitter might have worked.
TWO REFILLS ONLY
Perhaps they’ll be available soon, or perhaps we can find a formula to make our own but we wish that this was more than a two time use toy. Otherwise the Goo Drop will become a bath toy which is a shame.
Alternatively, having something that permanently seals the Goo Drop’s mouth so that it can be played with like their smaller Goo Drops and squished without regurgitating would be perfect.
SEALING THE GOO DROP
The Candy Comet is removable to allow you to feed and refill your Slurp ’n’ Slime Goo Drop. This means that when squished and squeezed, there is dribble and leakage from your Goo Drop’s mouth. I wouldn’t be keen to pop Bowie Beamhart on the shelf with just the Candy Comet in because if anything tipped it or squashed it, whatever is underneath will be covered in the most intergalactic of Goo.
GOO GOO GALAXY SLURP ‘N’ SLIME VERDICT
The Jones Boys’ Toys
We love our Goo Drops. These are the best toys and they’re so cute. The Goo is epic. Let’s make some more.
Mom [purse-string holder]
The Slurp ’n’ Slime Goo Drop has been brilliant fun, way more entertaining than I’d ever have thought. I’d never have picked something up like this off the shelf in the toy store and I’m usually sceptical of things that involve slime for obvious reasons, not just because of the mess but because I generally think they’re overpriced – but this has produced more giggles when playing together than I’ve heard in a long time, and that’s priceless. Just make sure you let them play it somewhere without fabrics nearby and let’s hope there are refills available soon or a way to permanently seal the Slurp ’n’ Slime Goo Drop so they can be played with properly.