Pop the Pig is a game for children in which a pig’s stomach slowly inflates until it pops. Read our Pop the Pig reviews.
About Pop the Pig
Pop the Pig is a family game by Goliath in which every turn builds more suspense. Each player takes a turn by rolling a die to determine how many bites the pig will take. You then place a hamburger in the pig’s mouth and press on its head. The pig’s belly grows with each press of the head until it eventually pops.
Suspense-building games are always a success with kids. Such games as Perfection, Jenga, or even pick-up sticks are mainstays in toy aisle.
Pop the Pig has been advertised around Christmas every year since about 2009.
How much does Pop the Pig cost?
The price will vary, and it pays to shop around. Amazon lists the price as $29.99, while Toys R Us lists it as $22.99. You should be able to find it on sale for about $16 if you look around.
Customer reviews over on Amazon are mostly positive, with about a 4.2-star rating as of December 2015.
Where can I buy Pop the Pig?
Pop the Pig is available at most major retailers such as Kmart, Target, Walgreens, Walmart, and Toys R Us. It is also readily available online from outlets such as Amazon.
The following television commercial aired in late 2014.
As of December 2015 Toys R Us readers give it a 75% recommendation mark and an overall rating of 3.8 stars (up from 68% and 3.0 stars in 2014). At Walmart, it ranks at 3.4 stars with a 66% recommendation rating (up from 62% in 2014).
Positive reviews tend to focus on the fact that kids enjoy the game and it is something that parents can play with their kids.
The official website is popthepig.com, which was registered back in 2008. It is recommended for children ages 4 and up and can accommodate 2 to 4 players.
Negative reviews of the product state that it seems cheaply made for the price, and that rambunctious kids can break it easily in the excitement.
Your Pop the Pig Reviews
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This review has been updated from the first version which appeared in November 2014.