Sleep soundly with our Grofriends!

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Like all products from the Gro Company, the Grofriends sleep aids for babies have been expertly designed and are guaranteed to make bedtime a whole lot easier. Ollie, Percy, Henry and Bennie are unique and utterly adorable sleep aids with built in CrySensor technology, helping baby (and Mum and Dad!) to get quality ZZZ’s every night. The latest must have baby sleep essential, the Grofriends range will grow up with little ones and become their trusty sleeping companion, whether on the move, at home or staying with their grandparents. They are completely portable so you can take him on all your adventures. A secure hanging loop enables you to hang him on the side of the cot, pushchair or car seat, so he won’t get lost!


Intelligent CrySensor Technology

Our Grofriends promise to always be there for your little one! Their built in CrySensor is an innovative development which allows them to listen out for noises made by baby. When the CrySensor is activated, Ollie and Percy will automatically start playing their soothing sounds and help settle your child back to sleep.

Ollie the Owl and Percy the Penguin can hear all noises within a room but is specifically programmed to react to crying or sharp sounds which may disturb your child. The CrySensor means Mum or Dad don't have to get up to turn your Grofriend on to resettle your child or head into baby's room and disturbing them further when you have to sneak in and open the door!

How Grofriends can help the whole family get more ZZZ's

The Grofriends have a gentle warm glowing tummy with 3 sensory light levels to help create a lovely calming environment for your baby to drift off to sleep in. If baby should wake up in the night Ollie and Percy can help them self soothe and resettle.

Ollie and Percy will play either White Noise or Lullaby for 20 minutes after the CrySensor is activated and then will switch to standby mode for three hours, but rest assured they are listening intently and will turn on at any point during standby mode if he hears baby stir to play either: white noise static or Brahms lullaby.

Ollie the Owl and Percy the Penguin have been designed to make bedtime a whole lot easier and both the sound and light features have been designed so you can set the sleep aid to what suits you and your baby.

Which Grofriend will you choose?

Ollie the Owl

Ollie the Owl has flown in ready to cover the night shift! Ollie the Owl creates a lovely soothing environment for your baby to drift off to sleep in, whilst the intelligent CrySensor helps to keep them asleep when they stir.

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Percy the Penguin

Percy the Penguin is the latest must have sleep aid from The Gro Company. Promising to always be there, the CrySensor technology means that Percy automaticallty activates when baby cries, so that he can soothe little ones back to sleep in an instant.

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Bennie the Bear

Bennie the Bear is a brand new member of the Grofriends family; the must have sleep aid range from The Gro Company.
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Henry the Hedgehog

Meet Henry the Hedgehog, a brand new member of the Grofriends family. Expertly designed to make bedtimes easier, Henry is a must have sleep aid.

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Caring for your Grofriend:

Ollie the Owl Instruction Manual Percy the Penguin Instruction Manual
  • Grofriends are a surface wash only toy due to his electrical components
  • Please do not put them in the washing machine or tumble dryer
  • Just wipe them over with a damp cloth
  • Do not use any chemicals as it may affect the fabrics or transfer to your child’s environment


  • Suitable from Birth
  • 4 soothing sounds – Heartbeat, Rainfall, White Noise static and Brahms Lullaby (CrySensor plays either White Noise or Brahms Lullaby)
  • Adjustable Volume – High, Mid, Low (Tailored to suit your baby)
  • Sounds play for 20 minutes
  • Replicates pre-birth sounds
  • 3 sensory light levels
  • Light shines for 30 minutes
  • Completly portable – secure velcro fastening attaches to cot, moses basket, pushchair or car seat
  • Surface wash only
  • Tested and Conforms to EN71-1/2/3
  • Requires 4 x AA batteries (not included)


Ollie the Owl Family

Ollie the Owl Family

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Twit-Twoo! The Ollie Family Has Just Flown In!
Ollie the Owl is ready to cover the night shift!

Our favourite sleep companion now has a whole family of night owls to keep your little one sleeping soundly, with the newborn Grosnug and Grobags suitable from ages 0 to 36 months.


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Visit our FAQs page to find out more.

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