CHRISTMAS may still be four months away but Argos has already revealed its top toys for the season – and they’re quite expensive.
There are 12 toys in the round up with prices ranging up to £350 for a Lego Lamborghini set.
Parents will need to start saving now as the cheapest item on the list is £33 for a flamingo toy that sits on its own toilet – yep, you read that right.
We’ve taken a closer look at the toys to see if the prices are as good as they seem.
The toys that have already launched are available to buy in store and online – you can find your nearest branch on the Argos website.
If you’re ordering online, you’ll need to factor in delivery charges too.
It costs £3.95 for a fast track same day delivery option, or you can click and collect in store for free.
Here’s what Argos is recommending for your kids this Christmas:
Lego Technic Lamborghini
The most expensive toy on the round up is a 3,696-piece Lego replica of a Lamborghini Sian FKP 37.
It takes a lot of skill and concentration to build – it has its own V12 engine with moving pistons, steering and front and rear suspension making it suitable for over-18s.
The set is already available to buy for £350 at Argos but you can actually save £20 by purchasing it from Amazon where it costs £331.15, plus free delivery.
Lego Super Mario Adventures Starter Course Toy Game
You can build your own Lego assault course with this game – and it even comes with an animated Mario figure.
The set is available to buy from Hamleys and Very for the same price, so you won’t find it cheaper elsewhere online.
The Child Animatronic Edition
- £45 – Available in October
If your child is a Star Wars fan then they’ll love playing with this animated Baby Yoda toy.
It’s not actually landed in Argos stores yet but you can already buy it from Studio – although you should expect to pay an extra £15 (£59.99) for it if you want it early.
Little Live Gotta Go Flamingo
Send the whole family into fits of laughter with the Gotta Go Flamingo that actually poops once you’ve fed him.
The toy is battery operated and is suitable for children aged four-years-old or above.
The same toy is stocked at Very and Smyths toys but for a penny less at £32.99.
Designafriend Sisi Doll
The Sisi Doll is suitable for children aged three or older, and has a soft body so they can hug her tight.
Sisi’s arms and legs can also be moved about so you can style her in your favourite dance positions.
We couldn’t find this exact doll available to buy anywhere else so you’ll be getting a good deal at Argos.
Hatchimals Pixies Crystal Flyers
The Crystal Hatchimals come with a USB charger to give the base full power to launch your pixie into the sky.
They come in two different colours and are sold separately.
The toys are also available to buy at Smyths toys where they cost £34.99 – only 1p cheaper than at Argos.
LOL Surprise OMG Fashion Doll
The unboxing trend continues with the LOL Surprise OMG fashion dolls, with four to choose from.
Each doll comes with 20 “surprises” in the box, ranging from outfits to accessories.
You can buy the same dolls from Very for £31.99 – 1p less than Argos – we couldn’t find them cheaper anywhere else.
Poopsie Dancing Unicorn
- £50 – Available late August
Poopsie the Dancing Unicorn is the new version of Poopsie Slime Surprise Unicorn – the pooping mythical creature that was one of the biggest hits of 2018.
This toy hasn’t been released yet so it’s not available to buy anywhere else so we haven’t been able to compare prices.
PAW Patrol Dino Rescue Motorised Dino Patroller Team Vehicle
Argos is selling this PAW Patrol set for £65 – around the same price as competitors’ Smyths and Very, where it costs £64.99 and £65 respectively.
The motorised rescue vehicle has room for all six PAW Patrol pup characters to sit in it as well as a T-Rex figurine.
Fisher-Price Rollin’ Rovee Activity Toy
The Fisher-Price Rollin’ Rovee activity toy has four interactive play modes and is filled with music and fun activities that encourage little bodies to get moving.
Smyths Toys is selling the toy for £59.99 – 1p less than at Argos.
Vtech KidiZoom Studio
This high-definition camera kit comes with everything your child needs to make their own shows at home – including a green screen.
Set-up the included tripod to film your very own unboxing videos or use the flip-up lens and handle to capture the perfect on-the-move selfie video.
Very and Smyths also sell the camera kits for £59.99.
Laser Battle Hunters Vehicle
These remote control cars can race forward, reverse and turn at super-fast speeds to outstrip your opponent.
There are two trucks per set and there are two modes of play – single and multiplayer.
You can also buy the toys at Smyths or Very where they have the same price tag.
Some savvy parents have been showing off their festive hauls three months before Christmas after bagging goodies in toy sales.
One Asda shopper has also spotted a HUGE sale with up to 75 per cent off outdoor toys, BBQs, and camping gear in stores.
The Entertainer has also slashed prices by up to 90 per cent across its toy ranges.
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