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Do not adjust your set – We have a doll here with a difference

We’ve gone a bit soft here at Toyology Towers, we were introduced to Elli a few weeks back and, well she most certainly stands out from the overcrowded crowd. We imagine that Elli is a doll little ones will love. She is fully interactive – when ‘mummy’ or ‘daddy’ wear the …

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Ten minute property trading game – Monopoly Speed is here

Everyone rolls and buys simultaneously over four rounds, so no faffing about waiting for your go, you’re against the timer and you’ll be buying, trading, and selling properties faster than a dodgy estate agent. The timer counts down each buying and trading stage with no break in-between, you’ve two GO spaces, …

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LEGO and BBC get together for this Top Gear effort

The headline from the press release reads – “First ever set from the LEGO Group in partnership with BBC’s Top Gear”. The rest of it goes on about how this LEGO Technic App Controlled Top Gear Rally Car is going to be available globally from Boxing Day and features stickers …

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No Barbie or Ken – Mattels new Creatable dolls redefine the gender line

Kids can create their own customisable characters again and again with the Creatable World Deluxe Character Kit Creatable World is the perfect purchase for imaginative kids as they can create their very own looks. Each one of the £35(ish) sets includes a doll, a wig to transform the hairstyle and …

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DreamToys’ Dazzling Dozen for Xmas 2019

2019 is nearing its end which means DreamToys have unveiled their annual ‘Top 12 Toys’ for the upcoming festive season. “This year’s DreamToys top 12 selection is an exciting mixture of the year’s biggest brands and kids favourites that will delight children up and down the country this Christmas,” said …

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Blow, Race, Win – Puff Ball toys may take your breath away

Puff. Could relate to drugs, pastry, breath or a tragic magic dragon… So when I recently got a voicemail from Toyologist Pete Jenkinson asking if I’d tried “The puff thing” he’d sent me, I had reason to pause. Turns out that Pete was referring to a Drumond Park product with …

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LEGO and Alexa team up

The LEGO Group and Amazon join forces to introduce the LEGO Mindstorms Voice Challenge: Powered by Alexa – an opportunity for Alexa developers, LEGO Mindstorms enthusiasts, and creators around the world to explore and build the future of voice-based experiences through construction and robotics play. Am pretty psyched about this, not least that we have a load of …

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Make Play While the Sun Shines

I can’t abide sunshine. Truly. I know this puts me in a tiny minority, but every time the mercury rises above 15-degrees Celsius or so, I retreat into the shadows like a theatrical villain. Nothing, but nothing, will coax me out to play on a sunny day… Until now. Why? …

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Retailer unveils their predictions for top sellers of 2019

There are less than 200 days left until Santa does his rounds but the top toy bods at Argos have released their predictions of what’s most likely to be on those lists this Yule. This list of 12 toys comes alongside some research from the retailer that a quarter of …

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Detective Pikachu will take your case soon

It is almost upon us people, the Pokémon Detective Pikachu film hits the UK screens on the 10th May and we’re pretty excited. Our man Ryan Reynolds is the main reason for our state of anticipation, this chap blew us away in his role as Deadpool so let’s see what …

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