The Minions squad joins the Kidrobot family. | Source: Kidrobot/the Toy Insider

Fire up the fart blaster because the Minions are joining the Kidrobot family, in plush form. The collection is perfectly timed for the Minions: the Rise of Gru animated movie, in theaters now.

Go big or go home with the Otto Hugme Shake Action Plush. The 16-inch tall plush characters comes complete with Otto’s pet rock and Kidrobot’s squeeze-sensitive vibration feature for $36.99. There is also a more budget-friendly version of Otto without the interactive features with the 8-inch Otto Smitten Phunny Plush for $16.99. Kids can grow their Phunny collection with a Red Robe Stuart Phunny Plush and a Young Gru Phunny Plush, both measuring 8 inches and available for $16.99 each.

Minions: The Rise of Gru Fart Blaster 12-Inch Plush with Sound | Source: Kidrobot

Replicate the Minion’s flatulent mischief with the Fart Blaster 12-Inch Plush with Sound for $29.99. When you squeeze the plush trigger, it will set off farting sound effects.

Which came first: the chicken or the egg? See if you can come up with an answer with the help of the Minion Chicken Interactive Plush. The set comes with a Minion dressed as a chicken that can hide a plush egg in a pouch at the tail. It also comes with a newly hatched tiny plush Minion chick. Preorder it here for $29.99.

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The Pet Rock 16-Inch Interactive Customizable Plush is a jumbo version of Otto’s pet rock with Velcro elements so that kids can switch around the facial features. It comes with plush googly eyes, regular eyes, glam eyes, a mouth, a mustache, a hair bow, and more, all of which fit into the zipper pocket in the back for storage. Preorder it here for $29.99.

All of these items are available now, with the exception of the Minion Chicken Interactive Plush and the Pet Rock Plush, which are both available for preorder. Visit to collect them all!

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Jackie Cucco

Jackie Cucco

Jackie Cucco was a Senior Editor of The Toy Book, The Toy Insider, and The Pop Insider. She covered toy trends, pop culture, and entertainment news, and made appearances on national and regional outlets, including CBS, WPIX, News 12, and more. Jackie spends her time watching horror movies and working her way through every Stephen King novel out there.