My Tune TV
MyToonTV - a cool new thing for your TV - turn anyone into a toon.
Perform on TV with your own funny personalized character. Use the built in camera to take a picture. Then choose from one of eleven characters. Then see your funny personalized character dance on screen with you while music plays. My Toon TV comes with six on-board songs or use the auxiliary plug-in to play your own favorites from any music device CD, MP3 player. Watch as the character breaks out different dance moves across the screen. The role play microphone adds a cool light feature and acts as the remote to switch characters and capture pictures.
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