Moshi monster pays visit to Bexleyheath

PUBLISHED: 11:12 02 September 2014 | UPDATED: 11:12 02 September 2014

Poppet the Moshi Monster with Olivia and Jennifer. Picture:

Poppet the Moshi Monster with Olivia and Jennifer. Picture: / Ceidiog Communications

A popular Moshi Monster character made a special trip to greet young shoppers in Bexleyheath.

The loveable pink character Poppet greeted excited fans at The Entertainer in Broadway Shopping Centre last week.

Olivia Pozniak, 25, of Bexleyheath, was at the toy store with her four children, Eva, Luke, Jennifer, and eight-week-old Louis, to make the most of the visit.

Ms Pozniak said: “They are all obsessed with Moshi Monsters and even though I am not even sure what they are, the children do regularly persuade me to buy them a bag of the small, plastic figures. They just seem to love them.

“Jennifer was particularly excited and could hardly believe her eyes when she spotted Poppet. She was straight over to give her a hug.

“It’s been a great diversion for us all this morning and the children have really enjoyed it. It gives them a bit of amusement and it’s a bonus that it’s all free, particularly when you have four children!”

Caron Linyard, Manager of the Broadway branch of The Entertainer, said: “Moshi Poppet created a real buzz in the store and she had a lovely warm welcome from her young Bexleyheath fans.

“We regularly organise events like these in store because it is a great way to entertain our young shoppers and their families and it generates a lot of fun and laughter which is always nice to see.”

Peter Sedge, Broadway Shopping Centre Manager, said: “I had the opportunity to come down and meet Poppet myself and her arrival certainly caused a stir among our young customers.

“Broadway Shopping Centre is at the heart of the local community and Poppet’s visit was a great free activity for families to come and enjoy as we head towards the end of the summer holidays.

“With our great range of stores, including Clarks, Marks & Spencer, Bhs and Claire’s, it is also an opportunity to do that all important back to school shopping.”

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