​14 Valuable Life Skills for Families Shared By "My Talking Tom Friends" Virtual Pet Mobile Game by 30Seconds Mom

Life skills are not something people are born with. Valuable tidbits such as creativity, responsibility and empathy are learned by observing and interacting with others around us – like our friends. Having one amazing friend to help your family learn and grow would be fantastic – but imagine having six! That's what happens with My Talking Tom Friends, the new virtual pet mobile game from Outfit7 Limited that's free to download now on iOS and Android.

Talking Tom, Talking Angela, Talking Hank, Talking Ginger, Talking Ben and Talking Becca are on an exciting journey of discovery and connection – and they want your family to join them! They love living together, but they're never happier than when you're there with them, creating your own unique experiences and adventures. They need help looking after themselves and to make the most of living in such a super-cool house – and there are countless ways to play.

My Talking Tom Friends, Cleaning Disaster, 2010-2020, Outfit7 Limited. All Rights Reserved.

Along the way, everyday skills and mindsets that build healthy families and communities are introduced. Here are 14 important life skills brought to you by six iconic characters with distinct personalities in the new must-play virtual pet game this summer, My Talking Tom Friends:

  • Community & Friendship: Your family’s new friends all live together in one big amazingly cool house. Encouraging them to learn, grow and play together builds bonds and emotional connections, and develops that sense of community we all long for. Connect and grow with your new friends through different activities around, and even outside of, the house. It looks like Angela needs a hug, and a good friend would help Hank tend the garden. Need new clothing or furniture? Take a bus with your friends and go shopping!
  • Nurturing & Caring for Others: By taking care of the needs of others, families learn how to nurture. When Becca looks sleepy, it’s time to care for her and find a nice place for her to nap. Oh, no! Angela hurt her hand and needs some help with the first-aid kit. Sometimes nurturing others is showing an interest in what they love – like a fun new outfit, or their favorite hobby. You customize the entire experience (even the fabulous clothing!) and create adventures that are all your own.

My Talking Tom Friends, Indiana Jones, 2010-2020, Outfit7 Limited. All Rights Reserved.

  • Uniqueness & Diversity: Being accepting of other people’s differences is what makes the world go ‘round. Each friend in the house brings with them their own unique brand of fun and a distinct personality. And as their playful personalities emerge, so do their interests. One minute Becca might be looking forward to making pancakes, while Ginger just wants to sing karaoke. Everyone is different and those differences are encouraged in this playful, happy environment. 
  • Empathy & Responsibility: The six friends need help taking care of themselves – and your family is responsible for noticing and helping with their needs and wants. Hank’s stomach is growling so he might need a snack. The look on Angela's face says she has to go to the bathroom. Tired Ben is practically sleepwalking through the living room and needs some shuteye. Maybe Ginger needs some help planting seeds in the garden? Being empathetic is learning to notice that something needs tending to and feeling what others are feeling. Being responsible means taking action when you notice and feel these things. Both of these valuable qualities are encouraged and given room to grow in the game.

My Talking Tom Friends, Cake, 2010-2020, Outfit7 Limited. All Rights Reserved.

  • Healthy Habits & Positive Choices: A healthy lifestyle starts with healthy habits. Talking Tom and his friends can choose all sorts of activities throughout their day – help them make good choices! Kiwi, avocado, blueberries and carrots are nutritious food choices for dinner. The gang of friends keeps active and fit by playing basketball, soccer, swimming and growing their own food in the garden. Ben's yawning! Guess he requires more sleep and needs to take a quick nap. Take these lessons out of the virtual world and start them in your home. 
  • Creativity & Self-Expression: Self-expression and being creative can open doors for families. Creating a unique story of friendship with your new friends is a fun start to encouraging creativity as a family. Ways to express creativity can be found throughout the game – from decorating the friends’ house, to experimenting with their stylish wardrobe options and enjoying the fun activities. Should Angela wear a rock ‘n’ roll outfit or pajamas while she paints her masterpiece? It's all up to you!

My Talking Tom Friends, Tire Swing, 2010-2020, Outfit7 Limited. All Rights Reserved.

  • Problem Solving & Decision Making: Having good problem-solving and decision-making skills can help in every aspect of life. When the friends take the bus into town to go shopping, you can help them make decisions on where to go and what to purchase for their house. Uh, oh! It’s windy and raining, so it may not be a good day to take a swim in the pool or enjoy the tire swing outside. Instead, why don’t we play a board game in the living room? Plus, the fun mini-games included in My Talking Tom Friends put the whole family’s reflexes and problem-solving skills to the test.

My Talking Tom Friends, Closet, 2010-2020, Outfit7 Limited. All Rights Reserved.

Each day is different, and full of learning and purpose for the playful characters in this virtual pet game. But for families, there's even more fun, learning and bonding created by this next generation mobile pet simulation. My Talking Tom Friends is free to play, fun and accessible to everyone this summer. It’s simply a must-play game on iOS and Android for your family.

My Talking Tom Friends is available to download now on the App Store and Google Play.

My Talking Tom Friends is the latest free-to-play mobile game from Outfit7 Limited, one of the world’s fastest-growing multinational family entertainment companies. The company is best known for its flagship franchise, Talking Tom and Friends, which became an overnight global sensation when it launched in 2010.

My Talking Tom Friends, Exploring, 2010-2020, Outfit7 Limited. All Rights Reserved.

Photo (main): My Talking Tom Friends, Newcomers, 2010-2020, Outfit7 Limited. All Rights Reserved.

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Julie Rose
This looks so fun! Downloading and playing with the family ASAP!! 🙌
Everyone needs to learn life skills like these. How great that this game makes learning them fun. 💗
Elisa Schmitz
What an absolutely wonderful game that teaches kids important skills while playing! The animation is breathtaking. I will be sharing this with all my friends and family. It definitely is a must-play for family fun this summer. Thank you for sharing!
Adorable! I want to play this myself, haha. Checking it out, thanks. :-)
Sign us up for fun family time with a purpose. 😺
Donna John
How fun!!!! My grandson loves this game.

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