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Australian Parents Flares Up At Play-Doh For Penis-Shaped Toy

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Did Play-Doh just ruin Christmas?

Hasbro is in major damage control after releasing a toy part that looks like a penis.

Parents who bought the Sweet Shoppe Cake Mountain playset in November reportedly complained online that the plastic icing topper (or extruder) didn’t look child-friendly.

Rather than respond to the concerns on social media, Hasbro sent parents less phallic-looking replacement parts.

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The toy manufacturer’s low-key response ensured the gaffe stayed out of the media, Uproxx reported.

But in a bungled attempt at removing traces of the offending accessory from its Facebook page over Christmas, Hasbro attracted lots of unwanted publicity.

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The reaction has varied, but one parent suggested Hasbro had “ruined Christmas.”

To further prove the point, here’s a cringe-worthy video of a kid’s innocence being shattered to pieces upon receiving his Christmas present.

The playset, which retails in Australia for about AUD$40 (RM115.62), comes with a bottom cake tier, cake machine with cake stand and a textured roller, among other items.

Recommended for children three and over, the 2-in-1 playset lets kids “make amazing pretend layer cakes with the cake press.”MYNEWSHUB

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