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E-Safety Concern 'Poppy Playtime'
Please be aware of a game that has been circulating for a few months called 'Poppy Playtime'. This game has an age 12 rating The description of this game is as follows:
"Poppy Playtime is a survival horror video game developed and published by American indie developer MOB Games. The player takes the role of a former employee of toy-making company Playtime Co., who revisits its abandoned toy factory 10 years after its staff's disappearance. The player navigates through a first-person perspective and must solve puzzles, some requiring a gadget named the GrabPack, to progress while avoiding various enemies." (Wikipedia). One character in this game is 'Huggy Wuggy' - a blue bear with sharp teeth.
There are also videos of gameplay across several other platforms such as YouTube, TikTok and Roblox so please be vigilant about what your child is viewing and use parental restrictions to block any inappropriate materials.
For more information please see this Online Safety Review Update Published earlier this year: Poppy Playtime E-Safety Update
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Online activity can be monitored via your broadband provider to ensure that your child stays safe on the internet.
Please click this link which is a guide to broadband parental controls and internet safety for children.