Schleich’s famed giant T-Rex gets golden new look for Smyths Toys special this autumn

Shuffle aside giant Schleich T-Rex, you’re about to be outshone, by a spectacular gold-painted version of the beast that will now be stomping into Smyths Toys Superstores across the UK.

Yes, the toy maker’s attention-grabbing super-sized T-Rex has been a favourite among kids and families, appearing at store openings across the UK for a number of years now, for a prehistoric display. But the monster has been updated, and its new golden look is roaming the UK this autumn.

The new-look beast will be seen at Smyths Toys superstores locations offering not just a golden photo opportunity, but the chance to win some great prizes, and the prospect of owning one of the limited edition Schleich Golden T-Rex toy figures, exclusive to Smyths.

Paul Dearlove, trade marketing manager, said: “Our giant models offer great store theatre whether it’s for a one off event or for a terrific display in-store. This is first time we have created a golden model, and we expect he will be extremely popular.”

About Robert Hutchins

Robert Hutchins is the editor of ToyNews and its sister title, Licensing.biz. He has worked his way from Staff Writer to Editor across the two titles, having spent almost eight years with both and what now seems like a lifetime surrounded by toys. You can contact him by emailing robert.hutchins@bizmedia.co.uk or calling him on 0203 143 8780 You can even follow him on Twitter @RobGHutchins if ranting is your thing...

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