Toys R Us UK reveals 'Terrific Twenty' Christmas toys

Skylanders, Furby, Angry Birds Mega Smash and others are part of retailer's UK list.
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Toys R Us UK has picked its 2012 'Terrific Twenty' hot Christmas toys.

The list includes tablets, dolls, action figures and many more, and is split into three sections. It follows Toys R Us' 'Fabulous 15' toys for the US market.

The UK's Terrific Twenty is as follows:


- Angry Birds Mega Smash game
- Childpad Tablet
- Inno Tab 2
- LeapPad 2 Explorer
- Monopoly Millionaire
- Skylanders Giants


- Barbie Fetch ‘n Fun Pup Doll &Play Set
- Furby
- Jake and the Neverland Pirates Pirate Ship
- LalaloopsyLarge Dolls
- Mike the Knight Glendragon Castle
- Monster High Werecat Dolls
- Moshi Monsters My Moshi Home


- Audi R8 6V
- Hex Bugs Warriors
- Imaginext Batcave
- Lego Ninjago Epic Dragon Battle
- Nerf Elite Hail Fire Blaster
- Web-Shooting Spider-man
- Combat Creatures Attacknids

Mike Coogan, Toys R Us UK's marketing director, said: "Technology is a major theme this year. Tablets are in demand, and it’s amazing to see that three tablets have the potential to become among this year’s hottest gifts for kids. The educational and learning features are sure to be a huge hit with parents and children alike.

He added: "Skylanders took the UK by storm last year and the franchise continues to grow with the introduction of Giants. Its popularity with games players, and its combination of toy with technology onscreen, has made Skylanders a runaway hit with kids.

“It’s great to see a wide variety of toys with a great level of innovation and fun being named in our Terrific Twenty. 

"This year, the toy industry has delivered colourful and popular toys with plenty of clever new twists on some of the much loved nostalgic toy ranges. The overall offering in our stores provides a wide range of gift ideas for parents to choose from."

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