Isabella McNeil, from San Diego, had been browsing online for a new couch, when her little girl Rayna pipped up asking: “Mama, phone. Mama, phone.”
Unable to resist her adorable daughter, she handed over the phone and thought no more of it, until a few days when she got an email from Amazon to tell her her new $430 (£351) couch was on the way.
The mum-of-two initially thought she must have ordered it by mistake – or even in her sleep – before it dawned on her that she had passed the phone to Rayna while the app was open.
Before she even had a chance to ponder how she could go about cancelling the order, ever-efficient Amazon had already dropped off the new sofa.
After doing the sums, Isabella found it would set her back almost £150, so she decided to try and flog it online instead.
While, Isabella was appreciative of Rayna’s taste for interior design, she did add: “It cost a lot more than I would ever pay for a couch.”
But alls well that ends well, and when Amazon heard about the bizarre situation, they offered a full refund and told her she can either keep the couch or donate it to charity.
They’ve also disabled the one-click to buy feature on her account, which is definitely for the best.
Speaking to NBC San Diego, Isabella issued a warning to other busy parents, saying: “Make sure all of the apps are closed. Make sure your passwords are fingerprint-lock.”