Say hello to my beast freaky friend. For all the box opening pics on Flickr, click here.
So here she is out of the box, the giant, 28″ Monster High doll. In this picture, she’s wearing her dress and belt, earrings, and shoes.
She comes with the following accessories:
1 pair wings
1 sheet temporary tattoos
1 sheet stickers
1 mask in jar carrier
1 clip on hair extension
wolf ears headband
1 pair glasses
two pair calf wraps
1 pair shoe covers
1 extra pair hands
2 wipe off markers
- She has a button on the back of her head that changes her eyes. There are three sets of eyes, green, blue, and one blue/one orange.
- Further change her look with wings, extra webbed hands, and a mask, and the other accessories.
- No knee joint! It’s molded, but the knee is fused straight
- Shoes don’t come off
- Upper arms strike upper torso- arms can’t hang straight at sides
- No torso articulation
She’s a pretty girl, and the size is interesting, but the drawbacks to this doll are really disappointing. With chunky shoes that don’t come off (I really tried), how can she wear pants? With knees that don’t bend, imagine how far her feet are going to stick out if I display her seated. Nope.
The other things are minor disappointments compared to those factors. She lacks the tilting head that the smaller doll have, and the torso joint of the 17″ dolls like Gooliope. The doll comes with lots of accessories, but they’re the sorts of things that are more geared toward novelty for a little kid to play with for a few hours, but I don’t think they lend themselves to a lot of play possibilities for older girls (like me 😉 ). All factors to consider if you’re thinking about shelling out $50 for this as a Christmas gift.
I’m still looking forward to making some new clothes for this girl eventually, but I don’t think I’ll play with her very much. With so much more articulation, the 17″ “large” Monster High group is much more attractive.