Aurora Softy Soakers Review and Giveaway

About Aurora
Aurora is the leading supplier of affordable, high quality gift products. Since its establishment in 1981, the company has become a respected leader in the character and contents industry. Aurora is your one stop solution for value prices, high quality and large variety. Aurora offers products for a range of children and adults who represent nearly every walk of life. Aurora sells its products via a wide variety of retailers, including major zoos, department stores, high-end toy stores, top gift chains, as well as hospital gift shops, fine florists, candy stores and gift/stationary stores worldwide. You can connect with Aurora on Facebook and Twitter to find out more about them and the products they carry.
Aurora Softy Soakers
Softy Soakers, made by Aurora, expand in a splash. You simply place Softy Soakers in water and soak them for 40 seconds and watch them grow from practically nothing at all into a full size 8 inch plush animal. The collection includes the "Fanta-Sea" plush assortment, including a dolphin, alligator, turtle, hammerhead shark, octopus, or seahorse. They retail for $10 each. It's a relatively simple process for any child, mom or dad and is a great toy for the summer months in the pool or at bath time any time.

My Review
I received the hammerhead shark Aurora Softy Soaker for review, which I promptly gave to my 7-year-old niece who was swimming in the pool with my 11-year-old son at the time. They held it under the pool water and slightly massaged it as directed and before a minute was up they had a regular sized hammerhead shark plush toy, which seemed to inflate before our eyes. It's about the size of a Beanie Baby. It floated in the pool water and didn't sink to the bottom so the kids kept it in there with them so they could play with it. When they got out of the pool, we towel dried the hammerhead shark and the material seemed to dry pretty quickly enough that it could be taken inside and played with also. The main body of the hammerhead shark was a little firm and didn't quite have the cuddly, squishy feel of a plush toy such as a Beanie Baby but the kids didn't mind and my niece really liked it because she wanted to know if I had another one for her. I can't tell you how long it takes for this to dry and return to normal size because my niece will not give it time to dry out before she has it back in the water again playing with it.

Giveaway
One Precisely Mine reader will win their own Aurora Softy Soaker. As the mandatory entry, please visit the site and check out all the Softy Soakers available and come back here leaving me a comment with the name of the one you like best.

Extra Entries {Worth 1+ entry each}:
  • Follow me on Twitter and tweet the following message and then come back here and leave me a link to the tweet in a comment. This can be done 1x a day for an extra entry:  #Giveaway: Enter to win a Softy Soaker from #PreciselyMine http://tinyurl.com/3ehp8hp {Ends 8/30 ~ US/CAN}
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*Please note: This giveaway will end on August 30th at 11:59 p.m. and a winner will be picked the next day via Random.org and announced. The winner will have 48 hours to respond before another winner is chosen.

59 comments:

  1. I like the Octopus the best! :)

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  7. I follow Aurora on Twitter as @StuffSmart.

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  9. I like the Purple Seahorse the best!

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  12. I follow Aurora on Twitter as @stblessings

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  13. Tweeted! http://twitter.com/#!/Doodle741/status/103646463359328256

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  14. My favorite is the Octopus.

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  15. How cute Pico is. I would choose him for my Grandson.

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  17. I follow Aurora on twitter
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  18. I like Aurora on FB
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  19. Tweeted! http://twitter.com/#!/Doodle741/status/104011449826934789

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  25. Tweeted! http://twitter.com/#!/Doodle741/status/106185338321510400

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  26. I like the turtle they are all so cute.
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  28. Following Aurora on twitter
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  29. I like Aurora on fb
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  30. Tweeted! http://twitter.com/#!/Doodle741/status/106547689507926017

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  34. I think the octopus would be cute for my toddler

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  35. already follow you on twitter as @angiewith3 and RT'd giveaway: http://twitter.com/#!/angiewith3/status/107922169899651073

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  39. Tweeted! http://twitter.com/#!/Doodle741/status/107980707141398528

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  40. I love the little pink octopus
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  41. I'm a google friend connect follower.
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  42. I follow Aurora on Facebook as CGruning
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  43. I follow you on Twitter as CGruning and tweeted:
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  44. Tweeted! http://twitter.com/#!/Doodle741/status/108365543077183488

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  45. fave: seahorse
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  48. like aurora on FB as deanna time
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  50. My daughter would love the seahorse!!

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  51. Follow them on Twitter as Rivalita29

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  52. Follow via GFC as Ricki L

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  53. Follow you on Twitter and tweeted.

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  54. Tweeted! http://twitter.com/#!/Doodle741/status/108725498112249856

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