Monthly Archives: October 2017

Build a fire type Pokemon to get you through the winter months

vulpix pokemon

The Build-A-Bear Workshop decided a while ago that ‘Gotta Catch ‘Em All’ was an outdated concept and instead opted for ‘Gotta Build ‘Em All’ with the launch of their Pokémon range. This week saw them continue their quest to be the very best with Vulpix joining the team. This luvable …

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Old pound coins – amnesty announced

At midnight on the 15th October, the round pound loses its legal tender status and so shops don’t have to take them any longer. The Entertainer however have stuck an amnesty in place and every one of their 140 outlets across the UK will take them until the 31st December. …

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Kangaroo, Ronaldo and Putin lookalike snaps making the rounds

So top left is the Metro (UK’s biggest read newspaper) and their take on a versus for this splendid snap of a rather beastly looking Kangaroo. Top right is how the Sun (UK’s second biggest read) took the look. We couldn;t find a “roo” that looked anything like a toy, …

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Ninjago auction is now open

lego ninjago

Get your bidding digits ready folks, eBay are raising money for Sebastian’s Action Trust with an extensive range of Ninjago LEGO up for grabs. The film by the same name has just hit the screens, we were impressed, definitely the best brick based ninja-style film we’ve ever seen. So eBay have …

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Wiggle ball gets a total recall

Recalled Giggle Ball

It is no laughing matter, this kids ball has been recalled as the rubber knobs and plastic back can come away. We’re no health and safety clipboard Charlie types over here but really! It has been reported six times for being dangerous and children been found with the pieces in …

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Set yourself up for Flu season

neds head

With Teresa May officially bringing tickly throats back on trend last week, we thought it’d be useful to line up the six board games that’ll prep you for the upcoming Flu Season! Gooey Louie We’ve all been there, the sniffles start, you’ve got no tissues, you think you can get …

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Double trouble – Hatchimals twin set arrives

this years xmas hit?

Hatching one mystery friend is so 2016, get with the times granddad, Its 2017, now we’re hatching two at the same time! That’s right, if you thought your days of frantically searching for a Hatchimal were over, think again. They’re back this year with ‘Hatchimals Surprise’. What’s the surprise? Well, …

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Luvabella advances doll technology more than a baby step


With the toy industry more and more resembling a robotics convention it was about time the doll sector stepped up to the plate. Gone are the days of one trick pony dolls like ‘Baby All Gone’ and ‘Baby Wee Wee’ (did we really need the latter?) as Spinmaster’s Luvabella has …

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Unicorn’s love the slopes

unicorn float

Pool floats yeah, Unicorn ones are everywhere. This year, if the white stuff cometh be outstanding on the slopes with this inflatable vinyl blow-up Unicorn sled. Grab yours HERE  

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Stormtrooper arrives, this time he is AR infused

First Order Stormtrooper

There are Imperial Guard playthings a plenty out there, these armour shell-suited characters lend themselves well to the task. This latest arrival from UBTech Robotics takes things ton another level however. The Star Wars First Order Stormtrooper Robot is an app-enabled (iOS and Android) device features a cutting-edge AR experience, …

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