Google Assistant allows children to chat, play and interact with Galinha Pintadinha. The functionality of Google’s artificial intelligence service provides videos and character songs, guessing games and activities to learn new words. Compatible with Android and iOS devices, such as cell phones and tablets, the function was made available in October, in honor of the children’s month.
The feature marked the debut of family-oriented activities within Google Assistant, which keeps the platform open for developers to generate content for children. Currently, the virtual assistant already allows you to create your own routines and access educational information, such as studying for Enem, for example.
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Galinha Pintadinha interacts with children in Google Assistant – Photo: Reproduction / Galinha Pintadinha
The Galinha Pintadinha phenomenon appeared in a Brazilian video on YouTube, in December 2006, and became one of the biggest hits among the country’s children. The character has more than 19 billion views on channels in Portuguese and other languages, about 2.5 million DVDs sold and hundreds of official licensed products. Check out how to interact with Galinha Pintadinha by Google Assistant below.
How to activate the Pintadinha Chicken
Step 1. Speak the command «Ok Google, talk to Galinha Pintadinha» to open the character’s service in Google Assistant. You will see the possibilities for interactions available.
Activating the Galinha Pintadinha service in Google Assistant – Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes
Step 1. The «Surprise Egg» activity is a guessing game in which the child must discover the content inside the egg, according to the silhouette. To answer, just type or speak the answer through the microphone;
Galinha Pintadinha helps children to guess mysterious animals in the «Ovo Surpresa» game, on Google Assistant – Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes
Step 2. The correct answer will appear on the next screen.
Galinha Pintadinha shows the correct answer of «Ovo Surpresa», by Google Assistant – Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes
Step 1. In the game «Who am I?» it is necessary to guess which character from the Galinha Pintadinha universe appears in the image. To answer, you need to type or speak through the microphone;
Children should try to guess which character of Galinha Pintadinha appears in the image, in a joke by Google Assistant – Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes
Step 2. The Google Assistant will show you the correct answer.
Google Assistant shows correct answer to challenge proposed by Galinha Pintadinha – Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes
Step 1. In «Music Hour», the user can watch music clips from Galinha Pintadinha. It is possible to speak into the microphone the title of the song that the child wants to hear or select from the options available at the bottom of the screen;
Galinha Pintadinha makes his videos available on Google Assistant – Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes
Step 2. The video will open and the music will play immediately.
Google Assistant plays videos with songs by Galinha Pintadinha – Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes
Step 1. In the «Galinha Responde» option, the child can ask Galinha Pintadinha questions and know, for example, what she likes to eat, where she lives or who her friends are. The question can be asked by audio or by selecting the options at the bottom of the screen. The Chicken responds in audio, in a playful way, with its language «dust, dust, dust», and the Google Assistant translates what was said, into audio and text.
Galinha Pintadinha answers children’s questions through Google Assistant – Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes
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