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Spider-Man Far From Home is having a very good week

Having a web-tastic first week at the box office Spider-Man Far From Home took $27 million on Wednesday — a record for a Marvel Cinematic Universe film. This, the 23rd Marvel movie, so far it has earned a whopping $65.5 million in its first two days from 4,634 North American locations …

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PLAYMOBIL: The Movie – Toys Part I – Rex Dashers ride

Daniel Radcliffe is a secret agent (Rex Dasher) in the new PLAYMOBIL: The Movie – released in UK cinemas 9 August and he has his very own Porsche Mission E! A new take on E-Performance. The PLAYMOBIL Porsche Mission E (RRP £69.99) features the same harmonious design and detailed craftsmanship of its …

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Argos illustrates some of the strange searches customers make

The Argos website sells tens of thousands of products, but for some Brits, it seems that’s just not enough. They released a list of the top unusual searches and we’ve picked our toy related(ish) two. An Argos spokesperson said: “From Tim Berners-Lee to James Dyson, Britain is renowned for its …

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1:1 LEGO Mclaren Senna | A one-of-a-kind, hand built masterpiece

Yesterday marked the birth of the world’s latest supercar. This hand built, custom made rarity boasts a 1700kg weigh in and a 0-60 of, well… never, it’s also made of LEGO. This McLaren Senna may not top any race leader boards but it certainly won our hearts. Constructed of nearly …

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Pokémon beckons the first day of Spring with their very own Easter Bunny (plus Tree Monkey & Cowardly Lizard)

The announcement of a new generation of Pokémon has always been a momentous occasion for us ‘Game Freaks’ and this year’s ‘Pokémon Day’ Nintendo Direct certainly lived up to the hype.  The 7 minute video was packed with new treasures- A brand new world to explore (based on our very …

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Beano fans rejoice and fill your list with these new comic book treats

Beano Monopoly

Celebrating its 80th year this year and rounding-off 12 months that’s seen the comic increase in popularity they’ve added some more utterly fabulous fodder to their store. For some Beano based gaming fun they’ve Beano Cluedo (£29.99) the play is to uncover who pranked teacher, Beano Monopoly (£34.99) to own …

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Seasonal surveys and stats from Toyland

Plenty of brands are trying to get that extra bit of media attention as we head into the final furlong, a usual quick-hit is to do some seasonal survey and you might perhaps get an online mention, something in print, an airing on the radio or the nirvana of some …

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Tech Toys for kids – The 10th Annual KAPi Award winners announced

Children’s Technology Review and Living in Digital Times Names Nine Kids’ Products and two pioneers as winners, the KAPi’s recognise the most innovative games, software, devices and apps for educating and entertaining today’s digital kids. More than 500 children’s technology products were evaluated 2019 KAPi Awards, all released in 2018. …

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PUMA Suede celebrates half-century with Barbie

Puma Barbies Celebrating women in streetwear sports brand PUMa have teamed up with #ForAllTime, Barbie and created a special pair of trainers, apparel and accessories. The collection features an exclusive sneaker pack which includes the PUMA Barbie doll. The PUMA Barbie dolls rock their very own pink Suede sneakers and …

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Captain Marvel – New toys lines revealed as latest trailer unveiled

Captain Marvel Starforce There’ll be dolls, a role play glove, legends figures for characters including Captain Marvel, Nick Fury, Talos, and Star Force Commander. This ongoing comic-book universe saga sees Carol Danvers becomes one of the universe’s most powerful heroes when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic …

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