‘Hatchimals’ prove to be Christmas disappointment

(Source: CNN)
(Source: CNN)

CNN – One of the most sought-after toys of the holiday season is leaving some kids disappointed.

Some parents said the “Hatchimals” their children received on Christmas morning will not hatch.

The toy is supposed to “hatch” from an egg when children knock, tap, or rub on the shell after about 30 minutes of playtime.

The Hatchimal inside responds with lights and sounds and eventually hatches into a creature kids can talk and engage with.

It was a tough find for many parents during the holiday season, with it selling out quickly in stores.

Unhappy customers are airing their frustrations with the toy on Twitter.

Parent company Spin Master is urging customers to contact them via direct message on Twitter, but tweets show it’s been difficult to get a response from the brand.

Spin Master did not respond to requests from CNN for comment.

 

WFLA.com provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s