Toys “R” Us reveals annual Holiday Hot Toy list

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Published December 3rd, 2013 - 04:38 GMT

Parents can begin the holiday season shopping early as Toys “R” Us revealed the much anticipated annual ‘Holiday Hot Toy list’ featuring 10 exciting products that offer outstanding value in quality, price and entertainment. 

The annual Holiday Hot 10 Toy list, from the world’s favourite toy retailer, includes some of the most exciting and innovative toys of the year that make up the ultimate festive surprise for any kid. 

“It’s always difficult to identify the top toys of the year. But the team has put together a list of the top 10 toys that are sure to make every kids wish-list,” said Oliver Sibul, Buying Manager at Toys “R” Us. “As kids begin writing to Santa for their favourite toys, parents can shop confidently with the Toys “R” Us Holiday Hot Toy List in hand, giving them the inside scoop on what will help make their kids’ dreams come true this season.” 

Items on the Hot Toy list are available across all Toys “R” Us stores in the UAE. 


Following are the Hot 10 Toys representing the best new toys for the holiday season. The list represents toys for children of all age groups. 

1. Avigo 12 V Kawasaki KQX 450R Motorbike – Pink & Green – Exclusive– AED 1,599/-

The Avigo 12 V Kawasaki, a Toys R Us Exclusive, features realistic quad details, rubber traction strip tires, real working LED headlights, soft rubber hand grips, electronic engine and horn sounds, run time engine sound for battery life longevity. The Avigo 12 V Kawasaki drives up to speeds 2.5 mph forward and in reverse. The maximum weight limit is up to 75 lbs and is recommended for ages 3 and up. 

2. Combat Creatures Attacknid – AED 599/-

The Attacknids come with attachable weapons capable of firing up to 30 feet and is a force to be reckoned with. It features a 360-degree rotating head for ultra-maneuverability and comes with Bolt 'N' Battle Combat Armor with realistic explode-off action when hit by a rival. The intuitive combat battle brain needs three direct hits from your opponent to fully shut down. Go head-to-head with your friends and see whose robot will be the last one standing! 

3. Avigo 31 inch Skateboard – Exclusive – AED 187/-

This skateboard will give the rider a cool factor unlike anything else. This 31 inch skateboard by Avigo measures 31 x 7.5, has a double kicktail, and is made of 9-ply maple. Riding on composite trucks, 50mm PVC wheels and 608ZB bearings the  Skateboard is sure to turn heads. Available in Blaze Red chrome and Blaze Gold chrome.

4. Furby Cool Assorted –AED 399/-

Who your Furby becomes is entirely up to you. Talk to it, tickle it, play music for it, even feed it! But keep in mind – your Furby will develop its own personality based on how you treat it. Furby speaks its own language – Furbish and over time will also speak English. Kids can use the free downloadable app which helps translate Furbish to English. This app works with the iPod Touch, iPad, and iPhone with iOS 4.2 or later. An exciting assortment of Furby is available in red, yellow, purple and blue. 

5. Tekno Robotic Puppy – AED 399/-

Tekno walks, barks, sits, moves its ears to show surprise or sadness, sleeps, snores, howls when you leave him alone, cries if hungry, pants when you pet him and does all the adorably cute things that a real puppy would do. 

In addition to these basic functions, special motor sensors enable emotional and life-like intelligence where Tekno can be ’taught’ to respond to voice commands and perform real dog tricks such as whining and fetching with the bone and ball accessories (included in the pack). Smart light sensor technology also allows Tekno the ability to understand visual commands, interact with its virtual Ipad character and react to environmental stimuli, even knowing when to go to sleep on its own. 

6. InnoTab 2 Learning App Tablet – AED 799/- 

Featuring lovable characters, the InnoTab 2 is sure to provide kids with a fun learning experience in a safe and secure environment and gives kids aged 4 years and above their own tablet that keeps them engaged while they learn. This interactive learning tablet includes multi-media, 1.3 mega pixel twist camera for photos, video recording and microphone for enhanced gameplay, a 5” touch screen and G-sensor, learning games and apps, online benefits via the Vtech Learning Lodge, video player, photo viewer, art studio, e-book reader, calculator, calendar, clock and much more! 

7. Earth in my Room – Exclusive – AED 139/-

Imagine seeing an awe-inspiring view of Earth from space in your room! With Earth In My Room watch Earth's city lights illuminate from East to West in brilliant detail. It's a real wonder of our world! From the makers of the ORIGINAL Moon In My Room! Remote controlled. Features include authentically detailed Earthscape, automatic or manual function with remote control, auto shut-off to preserve battery life and easily hangs on wall. 

8. Baby Alive Make Me Better Baby - Blonde – Exclusive – AED 219/-

Your Make Me Better Baby doll might be feeling a little under the weather, but she'll get all better with your loving care! She tells you what's wrong so you can make it better. Her cheeks light up when she doesn't feel good, and that's your cue to give her a full checkup. If she tells you her tummy hurts, there's "medicine" you can give her. Check her temperature with the pretend thermometer, and put the 'stethoscope? up to her chest and pretend to listen to her little heart! Once the check-up's over, put a bandage on her pretend boo-boos to make her feel special. When her cheeks dim, it means she's perfectly healthy and ready for playtime again!

9. Playdoh Frosting Fun Bakery – AED 109/-

What's more fun than making delicious-looking PLAY-DOH treats? Making the pretend frosting to go with them! The Play-Doh Sweet Shoppe Frosting Fun Bakery Playset lets you shape a cake with PLAY-DOH compound. The softer, smoother texture of PLAY-DOH PLUS modeling compound makes it easier to squeeze so you can add beautiful flowers, stars and swirls to your creations! When you finish your pretend cake, set it on its stand so it can look like it belongs in a real bakery. Then smash it up and start all over! 

10. Dream Dazzlers Styling Head Doll – Exclusive – AED 79/-

Budding beauticians can practice crafting cool 'dos with this Dream Dazzlers Styling Head Doll! Her luxurious locks are perfect for creating all sorts of unique styles, and the set includes lots of clips, hair ties, colorful extensions, beads and other accessories to add glamour and pizzazz. A brush, comb, mirror and working hair dryer add to the fun!

Background Information

Toys "R" Us

Toys "R" Us launched by the Al-Futtaim group in Dubai in 1995. The stores offer an unrivalled range of indoor and outdoor activity games, toys, and bicycles for young children with an emphasis on learning and technology. The store also caters to mothers through its Babies "R" Us section, featuring the largest selection of baby products, such as furniture, car seats, strollers and more. 

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