The joyful river otter puppet squiggles with delight when you work its mouth, head and tail with the movement of your hands. This two-handed puppet features handsome chestnut fur and detailed webbing on his leathery feet.
Puppets are so firmly in the ‘good toy’ category – not just because they encourage and inspire imaginative play, but also because they represent a thoughtful and fun gift that is more than just a toy. No batteries required.
FOLKMANIS® believes imagination is the key to a healthy childhood, encouraging play and discovery to develop the skills necessary in life. The company has been making the most innovative and engaging specialty puppets in the world since 1976, delighting imaginations and winning nearly every industry, child development, and kid-tested award – many repeatedly.
- Size: 18" long x 6" wide x 6" tall
- California-based company started in 1976
For long pile fluffy plush, we recommend a vigorous shake-out to freshen your puppet up if it gets flattened or crushed.
Short pile plush can get grooming with a wire or coarse-bristled brush, like a pet grooming brush. By brushing with – rather than against – the fabric grain, you’ll quickly restore the quality and realism of the animal’s fur. Note this warning: a strong brush is no friend to the eyes and ears of an animal. Both can be scratched and damaged if care is not taken to avoid these sensitive areas.
DO NOT PUT IN WASHER OR DRYER. This will destroy your puppet. These plush puppets are surface-washable only. Do not submerge the puppet in water. For spot cleaning, use lukewarm water and sponge with Woolite® or other mild liquid detergent to wet and lather fur. Rinse surface with sponge. Be careful not to wring or twist the puppet, or you may end up with lumpy stuffing. Dry by gently squeezing between towels, or hanging from clothesline to drip-dry. After it’s dry, shake it out. For short pile plush, use a brush to fluff the fur. When brushing face, be careful to avoid scratching the eyes or pulling out the threads in ears, nose, or mouth areas.