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Funky Monkey

Precision-made robot is one cheeky chap.


Go bananas!
  • Four mode buttons activate over 30 different behaviors
  • Wireless remote lets you operate him up to 5 feet away
  • Suction cup secures him to tabletops, desks and shelves
  • Requires five 1.5V AAA batteries (included)
Award-winning Monkey is a born entertainer.
Voted Top Toy by Hamleys Toy Shop in the UK. He waves, he laughs, he looks left and right. He pretends to be shy. He even blows raspberries. He’s hours of fun for kids and adults. The pocket-size remote control lets you operate him from up to five feet away. Control Dave’s actions with the remote out of sight (even in your pocket). Four mode buttons (Action, Greeting, Puppet and Conversation) control his behavior. Once a mode is selected simply use the keypad buttons (1, 2, 3, 4) to see his gestures. Press the keypad multiple times to activate further behaviors – he has over 30! If not interacted with for more than 60 seconds he will “fall asleep” to save his batteries.

It’s time to monkey around; order today!

This product complies with Toy Safety Standard ASTM F 963.
Use only the transmitter included in the package.
Colors and decoration may vary.
Funky Monkey
Funky Monkey
Funky Monkey

Funky Monkey

735401p

Customer Rating

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Funky Monkey
 
4.1

(based on 53 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (21)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (25)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

87%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (24)
  • Entertaining (16)
  • Durable (15)
  • Fun (15)
  • Easy to assemble (12)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Gifts (28)
    • Gift for others (10)
    • Living room (5)
    • Props (5)
    • Outdoors (4)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Midrange shopper (21), Budget shopper (12), Bargain shopper (7), High-end shopper (6), Trendy style (3)
      • I Am A:
      • Family older kids (12), Family young kids (8), Single female (7), Couple no kids (5)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes (11), No (6)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Cute, fun toy and friend

    Is a bit loud (grindy noise) when operating.
    Can be a pet or friend for younger users.
    Both of my grandkids are happy with their Funky Monkey.

    Is a bit loud (grindy noise) when operating.
    Can be a pet or friend for younger users.
    Both of my grandkids are happy with their Funky Monkey.

    VS

    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Not that great

    I bought 2 of these monkeys. First they are not that funny. They sound so computerized that you cant really understand it. In this day and age of technology I was hoping for...Read complete review

    I bought 2 of these monkeys. First they are not that funny. They sound so computerized that you cant really understand it. In this day and age of technology I was hoping for allot better. The remote isnt that friendly to figure out how it works to get it to do all the moves it is supporsed to. My kids were done with it within 15 minutes and adult friends were not stimulated or laughing either. I would say it is worth about 50 to 75% less then what I paid for it.

    Reviewed by 53 customers

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    2.0

    Typical cheap plastic parts

    By Dave

    from Fountan Hills, Az

    Pros

    • Entertaining

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Funky Monkey:

        This was a Xmas gift that was a joy to get. Since MY name is Dave the toy was fitting. Only played with it a few times and with most of my toy "collections" they are displayed only and not much daily use or rarely at all. I just recently turned it on to try it only to find out the typical chattering noise of that broken nylon gear that operates the functions. Made in China, sold and defective in USA.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes
         
        5.0

        Excellent gift for anyone!

        By g

        from Brooklyn NY

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Easy Setup
        • Educational
        • Entertaining
        • Fun
        • Safe

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Gift For Others
          • Practical Jokes
          • Props

          Comments about Funky Monkey:

          It definitely makes people smile at work. Hide it in a plant and surprise your coworker. Great to take the edge off!

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes
           
          2.0

          Cute but not so good

          By maime

          from Long Island

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Entertaining

          Cons

          • Remote doesn't work well

          Best Uses

            Comments about Funky Monkey:

            Remote doesn't work unless you're up close so remote is useless

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            4.0

            Funny Funky Monkey for My Monkey-Doodles

            By ABC Small Family Daycare

            from San Carlos, CA

            About Me Bargain Shopper

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Entertaining
            • Fun

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Gift For Myself
              • Props

              Comments about Funky Monkey:

              I am opening a Home Daycare. My nickname for the children is Monkey-Doodles. What MORE fun than to have an interactive Monkey! I have monkeys everywhere, but NONE like this Funky Monkey. With the remote I make children laugh and take notice. Thanks for such a fun product!

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              5.0

              10 year old's gift

              By grandmother

              from Indiana

              Pros

              • Easy Setup
              • Educational
              • Entertaining
              • Fun
              • Safe

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Gift For Others

                Comments about Funky Monkey:

                A nice gift for a 10 year old with a good creative abilities.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes
                 
                4.0

                Great for kids and adults!

                By Vicky

                from Key Biscayne, Florida

                About Me Trendy

                Pros

                • Entertaining
                • Fun
                • Safe

                Cons

                • Too Many Small Parts

                Best Uses

                • Gift For Others

                Comments about Funky Monkey:

                Gave this to a 2 and a 4 year old. Not only did they love it but the the parents did as well. Great present for all! Only problem I had was finding a tool small enough to unscrew/screw the 2 screws.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes
                 
                5.0

                I want this toy

                By Bob The Builder

                from San Diego, CA

                Pros

                • Easy Setup
                • Entertaining
                • Fun
                • Safe

                Cons

                • none

                Best Uses

                • Gift For Myself
                • Practical Jokes
                • Props

                Comments about Funky Monkey:

                Best toy ever!

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                4.0

                What a hoot!

                By Karen

                from Greater Boston, MA

                About Me Bargain Shopper

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Entertaining

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Gift For Others
                  • Practical Jokes

                  Comments about Funky Monkey:

                  This was purchased for my boss so, I got to see it first hand and it was the life of the party! We were all laughing so hard! So, I purchased one for my brother. He and his family are enjoying this funky monkey too.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes
                   
                  5.0

                  Fun for kids

                  By Anita

                  from San Diego, CA

                  About Me Bargain Shopper

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Entertaining
                  • Fun

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Gift For Others

                    Comments about Funky Monkey:

                    My 9 year old son loves it!

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No
                     
                    5.0

                    Fun toy...great entertainment

                    By Donna

                    from Saugus MA

                    About Me High-end Shopper

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                    • Easy Setup
                    • Entertaining
                    • Fun
                    • Safe

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Gift For Others

                      Comments about Funky Monkey:

                      It is just fun when you have company...entertaining

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • Yes

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