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Elsa from Frozen - toys based on the Disney hit are the must-have toys this Christmas

Elsa from Frozen - toys based on the Disney hit are the must-have toys this Christmas

Elsa from Frozen - toys based on the Disney hit are the must-have toys this Christmas

DOLLS from the movie 'Frozen', wearable tech watches, interactive pets, and robot dinosaurs are the toys that are set to dominate Christmas spending on children this year.

And the early indications are that this year is to be the biggest year for toy sales since 2010.

Lower-priced toys and a growth in the sale of collectables are expected to combine to deliver strong sales this year, according to the organisers of the Christmas Toy Show in Dublin this month.

The top 12 toys will feature at the nine-day Christmas Toy Show, which takes place from November 22 to 30, at the RDS in Ballsbridge.

The top-selling toy is expected to be the Boomer Dino, which retails for €130. This is a robot dinosaur that can "chase, chomp, guard and roar".

Number two is expected to be Bop-It! Beats. This toy lets children play at being a DJ, including spinning and scratching actions, and costs €29.

'Frozen''s Snow Glow Elsa is predicted to be the third most popular-selling toy this Christmas. It is a talking, singing Elsa doll from the hit movie. The doll sings 'Let It Go', and costs €45.

So-called Sparkle Dolls from the same movie are expected to be the fourth most popular sellers, and are set to cost €21. The dolls represent the characters Elsa and Kristoff.

Ever-popular Lego features in the list, with Benny's Spaceship from the Lego movie, with a price tag of €105.

Patrick O'Sullivan of the Christmas Toy Show said the event will be a great family experience.

Irish Independent