This truck says more than 100 phrases and even cracks jokes. Matchbox Rocky the Robot Truck by Mattel can also dance, switch on its headlights, haul, dump, sleep and guess what? Even snore.
This is no ordinary dump truck -- Rocky talks and dances. View larger.
The smokestack on the front of the truck is the primary way to control this robot truck. Tilting the lever back gets Rocky to stand on his back four wheels. The truck is automatically set in dump mode, but pressing the red button on top of the smokestack several times will switch it to dancing mode, where he'll shake his upper truck body to music. Pushing the lever forward returns Rocky to a normal truck position.
The red button also cues Rocky to say one of his many phrases or jokes, and also wakes him up if he's taking a nap. If you don't play with Rocky for a while, he will go into sleep mode -- a may even snore. Kids get Rocky's attention by placing objects in his dump bed, or by pushing or pulling him.
Make Some Noise!
Rocky is very responsive, interactive, and engaging -- often prompting kids to make noise so he can show off his dancing and dumping skills. Because you can play with him manually or with his help, Rocky makes playtime easy and simple. However, with only one button for a couple of operations, Rocky's automatic modes may take some getting used to for younger children. They may have a difficult time getting directly past the robot's talking to get to the dancing mode.
Rocky The Robot Truck comes with four "C" batteries.
What's in the Box
Robot truck and instruction booklet. (Batteries included.)
Engaging and interactive, Rocky is the ideal playmate for younger kids. View larger.
The durable plastic wheels whir and allow Rocky to move around on his own. View larger.