A mum bought her little boy a toy spider that reacts to noise – it did not end well
There was an update.
“So to the people who wanted a video… I tried it again. Leo hasn’t conquered his fear but he has taken a more… combative approach… this time he fought back. Shoe in hand, he has put his enemy on its back. RIP Skadoodle.”
Facebook users were torn between sympathy and amusement.
One cruel person thought it might make a handy child-control device.
Finally, we definitely don’t recommend you act on this idea.
Not without an ambulance on standby.