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Playskool Heroes Rescue Bots Mobile Headquarters (with Optimus Prime)

Hasbro, Inc

Age: 3 years and up

MSRP (CAD): $49.99

MSRP (USD): $39.99

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WHAT THE KIDS SAY

Ryan

6

This wasn't like a real transformer. Mom said it was a transformer set, but I don't think it was. It was too easy. The truck only had one piece that turned and I don't think he was really Optimus Prime. The fire truck was OK. The sound when it opens is cool, but it looks a lot like one I had when I was a baby (~3 years old).

Angus

4

This toy is super cool. I know how to work all the buttons and I like to keep the driver and Optimus Prime in the firetruck so they don't get lost. When I push the yellow button, Optimus Prime shoots out.

Jack

7

I like transforming toys especially when they work well. I love Rescue Heroes...so I love Bot Rescuers.

Chloe

4

I like how there's 2 trucks (the big one and the little one) so if one gets burnt the other can still go to the rescue.

WHAT ADULTS THINK

Susan C.

It's a well built sturdy toy that can take the abuse of my 4 year old son. He really enjoys playing with the fire truck and opening and closing the back and shooting out the car. He doesn't play with the little man much but enjoys the fire truck and the car by themselves or together. His favourite thing about the toy is the transforming sound that it makes when the doors open. He has other transformers that he never plays with because they are too hard for him to transform. This toy is ideal and perfect for his age.

Mireille S.

Parent

Not a bad set, but definitely geared to younger children. If your child has already been exposed to real transformers, they likely won't find this set very challenging as the transforming is quite basic. My 6 year old, who regularly plays with real transformers didn't like this one, he wanted more than a one button transformation. But I'm thinking for a 3 to 4 year old, this would be a pretty good transformers starter set.

Diane C.

Parent

This is a great toy with many features to keep my 4 year old son busy.

Jennifer Y.

Parent

A sturdy play set enjoyed by Jack (M7) and Chloe (F4). The set transforms easily and quickly.Cody drops into the vehicle with a touch of a button (but Jack noted Cody hits his head when he drives back in. The transforming sound effects started to annoy me just a touch.

FEATURES

Manufacturer Description

Help OPTIMUS PRIME lead his team from his MOBILE HEADQUARTERS to save the day! Load the OPTIMUS PRIME truck into the mobile headquarters through the rear hatch, and press a button to easily convert the mobile HQ into a command center complete with lights and sounds!  Kids can place the human CODY BURNS figure into the ladder basket, press a button, and see the figure drop into the OPTIMUS PRIME robot. Press another button to launch both CODY BURNS figure and the OPTIMUS PRIME robot to the rescue! Playset includes Mobile Headquarters vehicle, OPTIMUS PRIME vehicle, and 2.5-inch CODY BURNS figure.  Requires two “AA” alkaline batteries. Demo batteries included. Available at most major toy retailers nationwide and on HasbroToyShop.com. 

Model Number

#98644

Year Introduced

2012

Features

  • Pulling on an exposed ladder then transforms Optimus into Robot Mode