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Hey Duggee! Is for everyone

You need no excuses to sit through endless episodes of the award-winning CBeebies show Hey Duggee, yes, it is a program aimed at pre-schoolers but PAH to the age-raters (it is likely you do have kids who watch it though). So buy them this Interactive Smart Duggee soft toy, three …

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Playmobil announces time travelling countdown calendar

Back to the Future is 35 this year, there have been a few sets knocking about to celebrate this milestone, this one though is the very best of them – PLAYMOBIL limited-edition Advent Calendar featuring classic scenes. Behind every door is a gift, from figures to vehicles to accessories, providing …

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Water blaster brave enough to call itself a gun

a group of German engineers and designers think it’s finally time for water guns to evolve, here is the self-loading Spyra One, a water blaster packed with so much tech and one which fires quick bursts of water instead of a steady stream. Overall, accuracy is improved, the price tag …

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Rubik’s Amazing Box of Tricks arrives

Here it is, without further ado, the long awaited and much anticipated Marvin’s Magic – Rubik’s Amazing Box of Magic Tricks.  This exclusive magic set celebrates the 40th anniversary of the iconic cube and  includes 40 superb tricks, less talk and more action me thinks, watch the video : Available …

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Illuminations illuminate Blackpool

Great news for the crew of the International Space Station tonight as they’ll get an extra treat as they whizz over the earth at 500 Kmh as they’ll witness the spectacle of the Illuminations being switched on. Since 1879 the six mile stretch of Blackpool (and Lytham/Bispham) have been brought …

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Parody packaging from the Sultans of shrink

Wacky Packages are inspired by the Topps stickers first launched back in the 1960’s. This time they’re licenced to Super Impulse who have decent form in shrinking stuff and have brought them back as 3D miniatures. There are 66 to collect in this, series one, and each one offers up …

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Classic films get the jigsaw treatment

A trio of our favourite retro films just got puzzled, a trio a 500 piece put-togethers for your rainy afternoon delight. When done they sit at an impressive and wall-worthy 45 x 60cm. Most certainly pop on the film in the background as your puzzle, and, each one comes complete …

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Ice Cream Van sets new Ice Cream Van World record

The man Edd China is likely best known for those who watch too much Discovery in the mid-morning. He was the mechanic on Wheeler Dealers with Mike Brewer and basically did all the graft on updating the busted cars brought into his garage by co-presenter (and slacker) Brewer. Anyways, since …

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Funko Pop figures – Your weekly wound-up

We know there’s something pretty much every day from this outfit but you’d be putting up new shelves everywhere if we told you about every item that arrived in our inbox. So, here’s our weekly update of the best of the best (in our humble opinions). We shall keep it …

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Tech infused old school play

Pressure Games have launched their Kickstarter campaign for, Countdown. Back it, we love it, its a tech infused toy that brings all the fun of “up and active” gaming into one circular box. There are a dozen games built-in, each one a retro inspired play using reflex, logic and movement …

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