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Paw Patrol Bath Paddlin Pup Rocky

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You can find all of the Paddlin Pup toys with the Paddlin Pup zoolert tracker

It’s that time of day where your kids need to clean up in a good old fashion bathtub! Some kids love to bathe, others not so much. If you’re one of the unlucky folk who have naughty, and stinky, kids then Paw Patrol have a little treat for you! The Paw Patrol Bath Paddlin Pup Rocky is a fun wind up toy that will turn any boring bath time into some fun playtime! These fun little wind up toys float in water, and require no batteries. Just grab your Rocky figure, wind him up, and watch him go!

Rocky is wearing a green life jacket, and is sitting down on his comfy, orange float. It looks like it is bath time once again, and this time it wont be a chore, but instead a fun activity with the Paw Patrol Bath Paddlin Pup Rock! Rocky is for kids ages 36 months – 8, and is $11.99 MSRP

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Fisher-Price Little People Wheelies Zig The Big Rig

Wheelies Zig the Big Rig truck makes a fun and entertaining gift for kids 18 months old, all the way up to kids 6 years old! This friendly truck comes with over 50 catch phrases, activated by four points on the truck. Along with the dialogue, his eyes, eyebrows, ears, and mouth move to portray what he says and his feelings! Along with the catch phrases and facial expressions, Zig the Big Rig truck enhances play with his light up mouth (in sync with his speech) and his headlights. Zig also comes with a cool launching feature! Load up to 6 wheelies in his built in slots and press the roof of the truck to release the side wall of the truck and send the wheelies racing out! Then repack the cars and do it all over again! Zig also come with one wheelies car and a little people character!


Zig the Big Rig is $29.97!

Where to buy Walmart, Amazon

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zooLert Picks Top Ten Hot “sleeper” Toys Of The Holiday! (plus one!)

Just what is a sleeper list?  Well, it’s different than our “Other List” of Hot Holiday Toys.

Wikipedia defines a sleeper, amongst the many ways, as :

Sleeper hit, a work that obtains unexpected recognition or success

Sleeper (car), an automobile that has been modified to improve its performance without changing its outward appearance; the British term for this is Q-car

It killed us to come up with the zooLert Top 10 Sleeper Toys, because, it’s so easy to do the popular ones that are out there, but, it’s hard for us to focus on just ten sleepers.  And, there is a little bit of cross over from our earlier top 10 list because we picked some that no one else was picking!  That’s what happens when you look to end consumers for help!

And, if I could, I’d like to tout for a moment that’s kind of our specialty since we have “real” people helping us out every day.  Hi to our friends at DIS Boards, Debbie, RJ, Curio, Fridayholic, Kanakoschild, and every other single one of you out there that we have crossed paths with and talk to every single day.

With that (that’s enough of that luv stuff!) :

Dance Star Mickey
http://www.zoolert.com/fisher-price-dance-star-mickey-in-stock-tracker/
Why : The people have SPOKEN!  Despite the overplayed mantra of “cheap toys are all that is in this year”, Dance Star Mickey CONTINUALLY sells out in only MINUTES with its ~60 MSRP price.

Cruncher Prehistoric Pets Interactive Dinosaur
http://www.zoolert.com/cruncher-prehistoric-in-stock-tracker/
Why : Just like Dance Star Mickey, this expensive (relatively speaking : MSRP ~90) toy continues to beat talking heads predictions.  Expensive toys still have a place as long as they have unique and fun gameplay.

Cicciobello Love N Care Doll
http://www.zoolert.com/cicciobello-love-n-care-doll-in-stock-tracker/
Why : It’s a european import doll, a TRU exclusive with a…. unique European ad

Lalaloopsy
http://www.zoolert.com/lalaloopsy-doll-in-stock-tracker/
Why : It’s a one part Coraline, one part adult collector looking toy, and all cute

How To Train Your Dragon
http://www.zoolert.com/how-to-train-your-dragon-action-figure-in-stock-tracker/
Why : It’s a pretty popular movie, but, also just a Walmart exclusive.  That makes it harder to get.  Add to that rare figures, and you have a hit.

Teacup Piggy
http://www.zoolert.com/teacup-piggy-piggies-in-stock-tracker/
Why : You know it’s hot when Radio Shack sells it and it’s selling out there.  Teacup Piggies aren’t for celebrities any more.

Justin Bieber Dolls
http://www.zoolert.com/justin-bieber-doll-in-stock-tracker/
Why : The #bieber fans are going to be all over this.  ‘Nuff said.

Air Hogs Hawk Eye
http://www.zoolert.com/air-hogs-hawk-eye-in-stock-tracker/
Why : It adds that final element to the indoor flyers — a video camera onboard that captures stills AND videos!

Call of Duty Black Ops Prestige Edition
http://www.zoolert.com/call-of-duty-black-ops-prestige-edition-in-stock-tracker/
Why : Call of Duty Black Ops is the next chapter in a VERY popular first person shooter.  The prestige edition is the collector’s edition with all the extras.. a RC vehicle even!

LEGO Harry Potter Hogwarts Castle (4842)
http://www.zoolert.com/lego-harry-potter-in-stock-tracker/
Why : With the new movie arriving soon, the wizards in the family are going to want to act out all of their favorite Harry Potter moments with this.

And, as a testament to our ever changing dynamic enviornment, here’s one more that just hit our sights :

Chugginton

http://www.zoolert.com/chuggington-train-toys-in-stock-tracker/

Why : It’s the modern Thomas The Train, has newer looking engines, and already has a following across the pond making it a hit with collectors and kids alike.

This is a snapshot of ten eleven unique and interesting choices from zooLert and our community of real consumers.

(“Sleeper” picture courtesy of Wikimedia Commons)

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LEGO Harry Potter Hagrid’s Hut (4738) Review

LEGO Harry Potter Hagrid's Hut

LEGO Harry Potter Hagrid's Hut

With the new purchase of the Lego Harry Potter Hagrid’s Hut I not only gained a new Lego set but I experienced loads of fun and felt like I was reliving the epic novel by J.K. Rowling. This recreation of the giant’s home contained four-hundred forty-two pieces. This amazing set comes complete with four of the most essential characters, Harry, Ron, Hermione, and of course Hagrid. The set also includes the mother spider and three of her little spider babies.

The hut which is the main piece of this whole setting is extremely detailed on the inside and out. The outside of the detailed building is covered with extravagant colors and patterns. The shape of the hut alone is a strict replica of the home described in the books and seen in the movies. The brick pattern stickers are realistic and to the point. The door has the wood pattern, and on top of the door are two owls waiting and watching everyone enter and exit the hut.

On the inside of the hut is everything any harry potter fan can remember from the boiling cauldron to little dragon that Hagrid started to raise. The most interesting attraction inside the hut though is the fireplace. And for an extra kick it includes a brick that lights up so Hagrid can really cook.

The large mother spider has a printed face brick instead of a sticker so the mean and tricky expression never changes just like in the movie. As well as the spider the rest of the characters also have extremely detailed characteristics. Ron, Harry, and Hermione all are dressed in their Gryffindor robes with their wands at the ready. Hagrid has his infamous pink umbrella and the cross bow which he uses so often.

I love this harry Potter set because the house can open and close, so when ever you want to play with the set you can open the hut in to two connected rooms and experience the world of magic and adventure for yourself, and when you wish to return to the mortal world you can just close the hut and put it away for easy storage.

This harry potter set cost $39.99. Have fun playing!

Can’t find it in the store?  Want to compare prices?  Use the zooLert In Stock Tracker :

LEGO Harry Potter Tracker

Check out the video:

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Star Wars Mighty Beanz Video and Review – May the roll be with you!

So, maybe you have seen these in trading circles of children, and, wondered just what is the obsession with these magical rolling beans?  It’s the collectable part, that’s what!  You buy packs of Might Beanz, and much like old baseball cards, some are more rare than others.  But, with Mighty Beanz, you can play with them too!

In addition to their normal beanz, they also have a few licenses.  One being Star Wars :

So what makes this such a hot toy this year?  Well, it’s Star Wars.  And collectable!  And, it’s low price of $5.00 at retail makes it a really great gift!

Check out the video :

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rVTIGkUra94

The final word?  If you have a young boy (or any age star wars fan) on your list this year, it’s a buy!

And, find them in stock with the help of zooLert :

zooLert Star Wars Mighty Beanz In Stock Tracker

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I <3 Snuggimals!

I bought my daughter the Kitten Snuggimal and, as you can see from the video posted earlier this week, it was love at first sight!

And what’s not to love? They’re the perfect size for little hands, they give love and affection at the touch of a button, their movements are very realistic and they’re adorable!

These cuddly cuties retail for about $9. But be warned, they are selling out everywhere! You’ll need the help of zoolert to track them down!

Happy Playing!

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zooLert 2010 Holiday Top 10 Toy List – In Stock Edition

zooLert 2010 Holiday Top 10 Toy List

It's ok Timmy. Next time, use zooLert!

After much deliberation, we have compiled a list of the zooLert top 10 hot holiday toy list.  The toys that will be the “household names” this year.  The big kahunas.  The ones that you will proclaim to all of your friends that you were able to get your hands on.

(and of course, there will be some that don’t make this list.  we could go on and on, but, we were looking for the ones that we felt were the biggies this year.)

And don’t forget — you can always find these hot toys in stock and more with the help of our free tracking service that checks all major e-tailers for online availability!

Without further delay …. Drumroll please.

The list is :

  1. Squinkies – Do your kids bug you for gumball machine toys?  Then they will love this spinoff!
  2. Lalaloopsy – These Coraline styled dolls are sure to be a big hit with both adult and children this season!
  3. Sing-a-ma-jigs – A toy that instantly puts a smile on your face when you hold and play with it.
  4. Loopz – As oft said by zooLert, the “sleeper” hit of this year.  Simon meets three dimensions.
  5. Real Construction – Get your spare wood refill kits now .. they will be impossible to find this year!
  6. Pillow Pets – It is a toy from last year, but, now is available at all major stores.  Opening it to a new world of buzz!
  7. Stampede ECS – This year’s latest and greatest in the long line of hot Nerf toy guns!
  8. Paper Jamz Guitars – An electronic toy guitar that not only plays predefined songs, but also lets you play with real chords!
  9. Justin Bieber Dolls – The army of #bieber fans will all be asking for the singing Bieber doll this year!
  10. Fin Fin Friends – A playful water set combined with collectable and cute accessories make this a much wished for toy.

Have a favorite that didn’t make the list?  Think we goofed?  Have a tip on one?  Or are you a toy manufacturer that would like us to review something?  Leave us a comment below or shoot us an email to webmaster@zoolert.com!

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Sing-A-Ma-Jig – All TWELVE colors? Yea. Twelve!

Sing-A-Ma-Jig - New colors!

Sing-A-Ma-Jig - New colors!

And you thought you were done and had all of them.

Silly, you.

You’re obsession has just begun.

Thanks to our detective’s on our forum, rjncmj again, we got a great tip about TRU in Canda showing not four, not six, but TWELVE different Sing-A-Ma-Jig options!

See all TWELVE colors of Sing-A-Ma-Jigs at TRU.ca!!

We’re going to start a bit of a hunt at some point today to see what other online retailers these new colors are starting to show up at.

And if you are still looking, don’t forget to use our Sing-A-Ma-Jig In Stock Tracker here :

zooLert Sing-A-Ma-Jigs In Stock Tracker

Got a tip?

Shoot us an email at webmaster@zoolert.com or leave a comment for us on the blog!

And, for your fun and entertainment, here are all the 12 different colors / outfits :

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Spotlight zooLert – inbound searches to zooLert – 09/27/10

Inside zooLert - Looking at searches

Inside zooLert - Looking at searches

Here’s a new little idea we are playing around with.

Every week (or so) we are going to let you in on the top search phrases coming in to zooLert.

This week, they are :

1. zooLert (guess a lot of people are talking — thanks!)
2. Squinkies
3. Lalaloopsy

and, as a bonus, 4 is :

4. Monster High Dolls

Get yours by using our trackers here :

zooLert In Stock Trackers for Squinkies, Lalaloopsy, Monster High Dolls and more!

PS – No, that’s not us. It’s an image from the wikimedia commons courtesy of Victuallers