Hamleys predicts its top selling Christmas toys

Lewis Tyler

By Lewis Tyler

June 28th 2012 at 9:59AM
Hamleys predicts its top selling Christmas toys

Top Ten products and a 'Magnificent Seven' listed.

This Christmas children will be playing with Moshi Monsters, classics like Barbie and Mickey and kids tablet computers (again), according to Hamleys.

The retailer is the first to release a list of top Christmas toy predictions. It has formed two lists - a Top Ten and a Magnificent Seven.

In the top ten, Mattel has three entries with Monster High Dolls, Barbie Train to Trot Tawny and Master Moves Mickey. The latter is the successor to last year's Christmas favourite, Dance Star Mickey.

Lego's The Lord of the Rings range is represented with the headline play-set The Battle of Helms Deep.

Both VTech and LeapFrog have seen the latest versions of their kids tablets, the Innotab2 and LeapPad2, listed.


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The classic Subbuteo football game, now produced by Paul Lamond, is also included in the list.

Here's Hamleys' top ten:

Monster High Dolls (Mattel)
Web Shooting Spider-Man (Hasbro)
Moshi Monster App Monster (Vivid)
Subbuteo (Paul Lamond)
Innotab 2 (VTech)
Nerf Elite Hail Fire (Hasbro)
Barbie Train to Trot Tawny (Mattel)
Master Moves Mickey (Mattel)
The Lord of the Rings, The Battle of Helms Deep (Lego)
LeapPad2 (LeapFrog)
Cabbage Patch Kids (Jakks)

Also, in the Hamleys Magnificent Seven, outdoor toys brand Razor has scored a trio of entries with its E100 Electric Scooter, Razor Bella Pocket Mod and MX350 Dirt Bike.

The Pocket Mod and MX350 Dirt Bike from Razor - electric powered kids vehicles capable of 12mph.

Lego has two in the seven with its Lego Star Wars Death Star and Lego Friends Riding Camp.

The 'Magnificent Seven':

The E100 Scooter (Re:creation)
MX350 Razor Dirt Bike (Re:creation)
Razor Bella Pocket Mod (Re:creation)
Lego Friends Riding Camp (Lego)
Star Wars MTT Droid Carrier (Hasbro)
Star Wars Death Star (Lego)
Barbie Dream House (Mattel)

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