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Top toys for Christmas 2008

High School Musical 3 dance mat

The Toy Retailers Association has picked its top 12 toys for Christmas. Many toys on the list are linked to TV and film, like this High School Musical dance mat.


Based on the Japanese cartoon, these magnetic marbles pop open into Bakugan warrior action figures.

Star Wars Clone Trooper voice changer

This mask will make you speak like a character from Star Wars.

Baby born with magic potty

A flashing, musical potty is a new twist for the crying baby doll, Baby Born.

Cupcake maker

Budding cooks might enjoy this cup cake maker.

Swim to me puppy

Complete with puppy-sized towel and goggles, this little stray swims all day.

Elmo Live

This new version of Sesame Street character Elmo can sing and dance.

FurReal Biscuit

Through voice recognition technology, this life-size golden retriever obeys six different commands.

Upsy Daisy, In the Night Garden

Aimed at younger kids, Upsy Daisy is a character on the TV show In the Night Garden.

Ben 10 Deluxe Omnitrix

Wearers of this watch can transform themselves into alien super heroes from the cartoon hit Ben 10.

Catcha Beast

Catcha Beast is an electronic game that requires the player to rotate their body to search for invisible beasts.

My Life

This pocket games console allows kids to create their own digital appearance by choosing their face shape, eye and skin colour.

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