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'Top Christmas toys' in pictures

  • 5 November 2014
  • From the section Business

Dolls, Lego and variations of new technology all feature in a list of predicted bestselling toys this Christmas.

The annual Dream Toys chart, from the Toy Retailers Association, features toys ranging in price from £7.99 mini-figures to a £99.99 dinosaur.

Toys that have featured on the industry group's list in previous decades have included drawing set Spirograph in 1967 and the Nintendo Game Boy games console in 1991.

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Image caption These figures are collectable toys linked to the popular video game Minecraft. They cost £7.99 and are the cheapest toys on the list.
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Image caption The Little Live Pets Bird Cage features a battery-operated bird that talks and whistles. It costs £19.99.
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Image caption This Kidizoom Smart Watch for children is a variation on technology increasingly used by parents. It costs £39.99.
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Image caption My Friend Cayla is one of three dolls on the list. It is the most expensive of the three, costing £58.99.
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Image caption Frozen Snow Glow Elsa is a doll connected to the Disney film. She speaks and her dress shines and she costs £34.99.
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Image caption The Nerf Demolisher gun fires two different types of ammunition. It costs £44.99.
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Image caption Dinosaurs feature twice on the list. This Transformers Stomp and Chomp Grimlock costs £89.99 but is the cheaper of the two.
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Image caption The Zoomer Dino - Boomer is the most expensive toy on the whole list at £99.99. It is a remote-controlled dinosaur.
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Image caption Lego has regularly featured on the list and this time Benny's Spaceship is included. It costs £79.99.
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Image caption Toot-Toot Animals Safari Park is a playset that features various sound effects. It costs £39.99.
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Image caption These Frozen Sparkle Dolls are the second entry on the list from the Disney film. They are sold separately for £16.99 each.
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Image caption The Bop-It! Beats machine is a game where players have to follow the command. It costs £21.99.

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