TRU reveals hot list

Toys R Us has unveiled its "Hot Toy" list in the US.
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The list features 36 new items. From the overall list, the Fabulous 15 were selected, representing what Toys R Us believes to be the best toys of the season.

The Fabulous 15 reads:
Aqua Dots Super Studio - Spin Master
ClickStart, My First Computer - LeapFrog
Daisy Pocket Mod - Razor
EyeClops - Jakks Pacific
XPV R-A-D Robotic Air Defense -Jakks Pacific
Rail & Road System - GeoTrax
Smart Cycle – Mattel/Fisher Price
TMX Friends - Mattel/Fisher Price
Grand Walk-In Kitchen - Step 2
Guitar Hero III - Activision
Hannah Montana In Concert Collection Doll - Play Along
Made For Me MP3 Music Player – Hasbro/Playskool
Monopoly: Boutique Edition - Hasbro
Transformers Ultimate Bumblebee - Hasbro
Shining Stars - Russ Berrie

The remainder of the toys listed on the Hot Toy list were divided into categories based on age. Age groups range from baby's first Christmas to big kids. Among the 36 items are Little Superstar Sing-Along Stage from Fisher-Price and Power Wheels Harley Davidson Ford F150 from Fisher-Price, Pine Ridge II Swing Set from Big Back Yard Barbie Girls from Mattel, and Cranium WOW from Cranium.



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