Yes, so much yes. And with the Tamagachi (spell?) I also played with the Little Pet Shop ones and this other one whose name I don't remember. Also, I didn't like the rug. At all. So I painted on it and got an apple shaped one. Here I am relaying story of my life.
You think growing up in the was cool? This would have been part of what you have experienced throughout life...not counting having to share the "children's land line phone" with 5 other siblings. and btw, call waiting wasn't invented yet! LOL