Amazon Echo adds Alexa skills built for kids: Pac-Man, Sesame Street and more

Amazon is in a kind of kid-friendly initiative with its voice assistant Alexa at the moment. Last week he released an Amazon Echo Dot Kids edition for his US user base. UU., Full of skills for children, and is now implementing similar skills for all Echo devices in the United Kingdom.

Gathering brands and recognizable characters, applications have been specifically built for children, with the goal of being educational and fun.

From Pac-Man to Lego and Beano, your kids can enjoy everything from spoken puzzle games to stories directly from your Echo speaker.

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Pac-Man Stories is a game of choice-you-own-adventure starring the arcade game star and his ghostly friends, while a skill based on the Beano comic includes a true and false questionnaire and some classic Beano jokes.

Lego Duplo Stories and Amazon Storytime both offer children's stories, while Moshi Twilight adds some soft sounds and songs to the mix as well.

There will also be a game of hide and seek with Elmo from Sesame Street, ready to launch in the near future.

To activate children's abilities, you can simply say: "Alexa, what are your childhood skills?". The head of the main account must also activate the skills of children for the first time through the application Alexa and when the time comes to take the little ones to bed, you can also disable them from the mobile application.