MAIDENHEAD, England, October 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Toys R Us has announced its top toy predictions for Christmas with High School Musical, Hannah Montana, Ben 10, In The Night Garden and Nintendo Wii expected to be topping Christmas wish lists this year.
Toys R Us will be offering outstanding value for budget-conscious families with many top toys cheaper than they were last year and virtually all electronic products both lower in price and with higher specifications than ever before.
"Toys R Us is the only real toy store for kids this Christmas, with most stores displaying an acre of child pleasing excitement. With the biggest choice of toys and the lowest prices, there are simply no other stores entirely devoted to Toys on a nationwide basis. A trip to a catalogue showroom or supermarket is hardly a treat this autumn, the WOW factor makes a big difference to children and their parents," said Mike Coogan, the company's Marketing Director.
This year's top Christmas toys see many traditional toys in the list with High School Musical, Hannah Montana and Baby Chou Chou My First Tooth doll all expected to be high on every girl's wish list. For boys it's Ben 10 and his Omnitrix watch, classic Doctor Who Figures, Star Wars Clone Wars, Lego and the latest craze Bakugan Battle Warriors.
For the younger ones, In The Night Garden Upsy Daisy and her bed is joined by the ever popular Dance with me Teletubbies.
Technology toys and gadgets will be important this year with Biscuit - The Interactive Pup, Silverlit Picoo-z helicopter and two handheld games, Catch-a-beast and My Meebas in high demand.
This year's top board game will be the Latest Monopoly Here and Now: The World Edition, allowing you to travel to the cities across the globe.
Video Games and consoles will be key with Nintendo DS Lite and Wii in hot demand with an exciting range of games for all the family.
The Asus Eee PC has revolutionised portable PC usage and promises to be a massive hit this Christmas. The super light compact laptops are available from under GBP170 with pre-installed full Windows XP or the intuitive Linux Operations System.
Bikes will again be in high demand, along with trikes, go-karts and battery powered vehicles. "Let's face it, " said Coogan, "you can buy adult bike for less than a tank of fuel."
Mike Coogan added "This year, more than ever, our stores will create the magic of Christmas so shopping will be a fun experience. Our customers will find many of their favourite toys at lower prices than previous years as we strive to deliver outstanding value as well as the biggest choice of Christmas gifts for all the family."
TOP TOYS FOR CHRISTMAS 2008
High School Musical Dance Mat
Hannah Montana Tour Bus
Baby Annabel Doll
Ben 10 Action Figures
Ben 10 Omnitrix Watch
In the Night Garden Upsy Daisy and her Bed
Dance with me Teletubby
Star Wars Clone Wars
Dr Who Classic Figures
Bakugan Battle Brawlers
Fur Real Biscuit
Silverlit Picoo-Z Helicopter
Nintendo Wii & Nintendo DS
Monopoly Here and Now; the World Edition
Baby Chou Chou My First Tooth Doll
LeapFrog Musical Fold Up Trike
Asus Eec PC 7" Laptop
Nintendo Wii and DS Lite
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