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Peter Jenkinson

Peter Jenkinson
Toyologist Pete Jenkinson regularly writes about toys in national newspapers like The Sun and The Mail. This super-dad has an unmatched passion and dedication for trying and testing the latest, coolest and most interesting offerings from the world of toys.

Deer Santa – Argos launches competition to win Disney Frozen II toys delivered by Sven the reindeer

To mark the release of the highly anticipated Disney Frozen II in cinemas later this month, Argos is launching reindeer deliveries to bring the movie magic to life. Avid Frozen fans can win an awesome Frozen II toy bundle delivered to their door by a real-life reindeer, just like the …

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TRUNKI launches foldable and towable scooters and bikes – Only at Halfords

  Designed by Rob Law the creator of the renowned ride-on suitcase brand Trunki and Halfords have launched their new Balance Bikes and Scooters – the only range that you can ride, tow, fold and carry.  Made with a lightweight aluminium frame they’ve puncture-proof tyres and come in two different …

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This Morning reveals its top toys for Christmas

THIS Morning has revealed its top 12 toys of Christmas with prices starting at £16. Bit disappointing there isn;t anything alternative sub-tenner but as the list is largely a compilation of all the already released retailers lists (which had nothing under £10) it isn’t a surprise. Anyways, we’re generally just …

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LEGO going back to its roots

Part celebration of the handcrafted wooden toys that kickstarted the Danish brick builder way back when this 5X version of the iconic minifigure is coming soon and yours for £109.99 – Form an orderly queue people, its VIP members first.

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Frozen 2 – the toys just keep coming

We’re prepping our round-up of all things Frozen II, there really is rather a lot, we hear this particular game is selling out sharpish so thought we’d pull it up and give it a spotlight so you can go click quick and snag one. This is where you’ll find one …

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Hasbro mixing and mashing gaming titles

Over at Hasbro HQ they’ve been quietly rolling out their new sub-category in their gaming portfolio and it’s called Game Mashups. They’ve mashed up before and have a range called Mashems but they be in the figures/action toy category, this is a new and splendid idea in theory. We’ve seen …

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Silent butt deadly – Introducing the Fart Ninjas

We’re not huge fans of toilet humour toys, Og on the Bog, Toilet Trouble, Flushin’ Frenzy have each failed to induce a grin at Toyology Towers BUT(T) we’re making an exception here for this new range of Ninjas from Funrise. First up, their names had us amused – they include …

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LOL Surprise – Even more surprises

Let us be clear from the outset, we really do love what L.O.L. have done for the toy market, how they created a cracking new toy category, underpinned a sometimes struggling toys market, 3 out of ten toys sold are at this pocket money/collectible level right now – Thanks MGA, …

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Argos are hosting an after-hours LEGO ghost hunt 

Top toy retailer Argos is having a spooky transformation to embody the eerily ‘fang-tastic’ new world of LEGO Hidden Side. Coming to life on the Halloween weekend, the Tottenham Court Road Argos store will undergo a complete ‘re-vamp-ire’ with visitors joining an immersive ghost hunt led by professional ghost hunter …

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