Remote Control GUP-K Review

Do you have a little Octonaut fan in the house?

Take a look at this mean, green chomping machine

This Remote Control GUP-K is ideal for children who want to take their adventures that little bit further. The GUP-K is inspired by the alligator and it is the ultimate swamp utilty vehicle. With its big wide, powerful, sharp jaws that open and close as it races along, it is the perfect toy to take your child’s imagination to its limits.

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Use the remote control for the swamp chomp action and cut a path through the fallen trees and swamp debris of the forest, allowing the crew to safety. The GUP-K also features a water cannon to put out any of those swamp fires that may be in your way and two detachable swamp speeders which are ideal for missions that need to be reached quickly across the water.

On the television show the Octonauts missions take place in water, the GUP-K is not intended for water play but it can be used outdoors. We took the GUP-K into the garden for an adventure. As the GUP was chomping its way through the fallen trees and overgrown swamp

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It came across Kwazi who had come into danger with the fast growing weeds, it was time for Barnacles to steer the GUP-K through the foliage and save his friend

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I love how my son’s imagination was ignited and come alive with the toy.

The GUP-K is hard-wearing and sustainable. The large wheels are durable and perfect for outdoor as well as indoor play. The wheels can manoeuvre over most terrain. What makes it special is the GUP can be used by its remote control, as the GUP-K glides along its big powerful jaws chomp up and down.

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The remote control is an ideal size for little hands, with easy to use controls. The controller moves the GUP-K forward and backwards. It also has the ability to attach to other GUP controllers. On the reverse mode it also turns so the GUP doesn’t just go in one direction

The two swamp speeders can be removed from the GUP and used separately. They have little wheels so they can also be used on the floor to race across to any creatures that are exposed to harm

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The small holes on Barnacles body mean that he can be attached to the swamp speeder and at the GUP controls

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In case of a swamp fire, the water cannon can be used along with the water dart to save the swamp from any danger of quickly being engulfed by flames (or Mummy as she is passing by)

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What’s included in the box

  • GUP-K
  • Barnacles Figure
  • Remote Control
  • Water Cannon and dart
  • 2 Swamp Speeders
  • Baby Aligator

Batteries are not included. It requires 4 AA for the vehicle and 2AAA for the remote control

The vehicle and all of the accessories are strong and durable, they managed to withstand quite a bashing from my boys.

My boys really enjoyed playing with the new Octonauts remote control GUP-K, they introduced it to the  transforming polar vehicle and played along together using their imagination and making up stories. The toy allowed them to explore the world of the Octonauts

The RC GUP-K is available from Argos priced at £39.99. An ideal gift for christmas or birthday.

We was sent the vehuicle for the purpose of this review.

 

 

 

 

 

Spaghetti Sensory Play #365

We have been exploring with our senses lately and yesterday we made some spaghetti to play and explore with.

I added some dry spaghetti to a bowl of like warm water, added some food colouring and left it for about 10 minutes for the pasta to become all squidgy and malleable.

The spaghetti began to feel like rubber and looked like wriggly worms.

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Joseph added some of his boats from the bathroom

“There is a big wriggly monster at the bottom of the sea and its attacking the boats!”

Oliver enjoyed picking the spaghetti up and moving it about in the water, mixing them and picking them up and dropping them back in the water.

#366 My favourite Giggling pic by far

Jak and Oliver were playing together earlier this evening and Jak was tickling Oliver while he was laying on the floor on a cushion. Oliver was in fits of giggles and they was both laughing at each other, it was a beautiful sight to see.
Oliver is teething at the moment and won’t let me look or feel inside his mouth so I took the chance as his mouth was wide open, with him giggling so much, to have a look and you can just about make out the bumps of new teeth cutting through on the side.

I love to watch my boys playing together 🙂

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178/366 brotherly fun in the pool

It was the first this year that the boys hot to have a dip in the pool. Jak wouldn’t get in at first, saying that it was cold and Joseph only got in because he lost his footing on the steps and fell in ( lucky he can swim eh! )
Once both of them was in they had lots of fun chasing each other and swimming back and forward. Jak pretended that there was steps in the pool and gradually got lower and lower down in the water until eventually he was under it, Joseph found this very funny and giggled so much that he fell back in from the steps with laughing so much. They both enjoyed jumping In from the ladder and after 40 minutes of having a good splash around they got out, shivering but happy!

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