One of Tomy's amazing 80s robot creations.

Flipbot has the ability to pick itself up again if it falls over forward or backward. Since its ingeniously-shaped robot arms keep rotating forward, if it falls over it simply flips itself upright again.

Flipbot doesn't walk in a straight line, but more of a spiral. It moves forward a little and then turns a little to the left.

Flipbot's about 4 inches tall, takes only 1 AA battery and looks something like this from the front:
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