What has your experience been with Mochi? Mochi is still in a newborn phase and requires much love, attention, and adjustments. Please share your suggestions and feedback, both positive and negative here
Pieces could use a bit more precision for fitting. They require a bit of force to put together and several others, as well as myself, have split some of the wood pieces forcing the cart together. Mochi’s magnets in his arms should be secured better inside. They seem to float and often relocate to Mochi’s armpits, making them ineffective.
The control board is great and lots of fun, although feels incomplete with so many slots and not enough tiles to fill them. Once properly assembled, the cart works well and is lots of fun. The first book is well written and fun. My child loves it. The maps are nice and pleasantly made out of durable material.
It would be nice if the books had a pocket in them to store the map. This feels like a missed opportunity and presents a challenge once several books are in collection, to ensure maps and books remain together.
The parts were tough to put together, I thought we may snap the pieces but fortunately we didn’t. However a piece of our mochi robot car was damaged on arrival (although it has been offered to be replaced but I just don’t know how I would replace it without damaging the rest of it). As it’s only a superficial corner bit then so far I’m not concerned.
We had difficulty syncing but I think it was because the SD card was either never inserted or indeed ejected by us upon building.
The kit itself is fabulous, it’s very simple and so many things to learn on top of the story book such as learning left from right and counting. I was surprised by the quality of the map and pleased it was fabric.
I’m looking forward to getting my other books. I’d also hope that more tiles will be available to purchase for longer coding actions or differing actions, ie I think my kids would love a spinning coding tile.
Hi! Thank you for sharing your experience. Could you please let me know what your email is so we can look into it. Thank you, Vaneni
I am totally fan of this product.
I love the quality: the fabric for the map, the strong paper for the book, the wood for the board and robot.
I love the LEGO compatibility
I love the voice used to interact with my son
I can’t wait for the other books and adventures
Didn’t like how the wood pieces fit together as it chipped off the wood easily.
I guess that’s wood for you so I am little upset some of my wood pieces are chipped off before Mochi has been set up.
The matieral of the map piece is a nice surprise, and I like that.
I was praying it better not be paper and you guys did well.
An small improvement can be made at the is to have rubber at the bottom of all corners of the map to stop is from moving about
It is also a missed opportunity to pack the map together with the book. Many parents would like to have all their items pack together to minimize missing pieces.
One thing disappoint me is theres no sound control. The sound is so utterly soft. It didn’t serve the purpose to teach my children through the voice feedback.
The greatest improvement to be made is the instruction sheet. Its a mess, not clear not understandable. This is a DIY kit a instruction sheet is super important. It would made my Mochi building more pleasant and it would deliver better as a package.
In all this is a good concept, the actual product could be improve much further.
It felt pretty raw and not polished in a customer point of view.
I won’t recommend this to younger children because it is made of wood with sharp edges.
It pose potential danger of it being stab into the eyes or something when children run about at home. Definitely have to keep it away and with a lot of supervision while children is playing.
I hope these feedbacks can help bring Mochi to better places.
Is there an update on when I will be receiving all 12 books from the Inventory Kit I ordered? I see in the last update from Kickstarter that “The good news is that shipping has already begun for the next set of 5 books, maps and craft pieces and you will begin receiving these over the next few weeks. We anticipate that by the end of February everyone will have received their products.” So by the end of February I will only be getting 5 more books? But what about the other 6 books? when can those be expected? at the end of February as well?
Just got the rest of my 5 books and was excited to try it out with my kid.
Then I realized that it was stated nowhere on how to change the SD card. Coming into the forum, it was stated that I have to use a pair of tweezers to get it out?! Woah… How did such a design get approved?? Given that everything seemed to be very well-designed and beautiful, this major design flaw is a big surprise.
Other than that, as some others have said, the box should be designed such that we can easily organise the books, sd-card and vehicle pieces, so that we can keep the items for each book together.
impression of an otherwise great product.
Just received the additional 5books + maps + coding blocks + memory cards + LEGO and véhicules pieces: and I confirm that my son is still in love with his Mochi, especially the dancing block and the car shape
It would be great if the song block could change with each story.
Hi. If you are in the USA the 5 books will be shipped by the end of the February. The rest (6 books) will be available later in 2020 (no set date yet, but we are hoping no later than May/June).
Thank you for the reply. I live in Canada. Does that mean I will get the 5 books in March?