LeapPad 2 a safe bet for top Christmas toy

LeapFrog's child tablet is odds-on to be the top seller come December 25th.
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Paddy Power has said the LeapPad 2 is the “clear favourite” to become the UK’s top selling toy this Christmas.

The popular Irish bookmaker has placed the kids iPad-style device as odds-on favourite at 1/4.

For punters looking for a better return, the fast-selling Furby could be worth a flutter at 6/1, while the LeapPad 2’s rival kids tablet, the InnoTab2 from VTech, stands at an attractive 10/1.

Paddy Power put together the odds with the help of Smyths UK. The retailer will confirm this year’s top-selling Christmas toy based on its own sales.

Speaking to ToyNews, Paddy Power’s media relations manager Féilim Mac An Iomaire, said: “Following the rip-roaring success of its predecessor, the LeapPad 2 is our clear favourite to top the majority of Santa’s lists this year.

“But with a month to go and with Furby and VTech’s InnoTab2 likely make their presence felt, it could still be all to play for…”

Go here to place your bets. Betting closes on Sunday December 23rd. Good luck.

THE UK’s top selling toy by Paddy Power

1/4 LeapPad 2
6/1 Furby
8/1 Cabbage Patch Kids
10/1 InnoTab2
12/1 LEGO: Lord of the Rings
14/1 Play-Doh Candy Cyclone
16/1 Subbuteo
16/1 Web Shooting Spider-Man
20/1 Barbie Train to Trot Tawny
25/1 Nerf N-Strike Elite Hail Fire
25/1 Twister Dance
25/1 Monster High Doll
25/1 The Bat
33/1 Master Moves Mickey
33/1 LEGO: Monster Fighters
50/1 Cinderella doll

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