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Revealed! The Top 10 Toys Of All Time

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…and find out the predicted top 10 toys of this year

Just in time to (possibly) make a difference to your Christmas shopping list, a list of the top 10 bestselling toys of all time and the predicted best sellers of this year have been released.

After analysing sales of toys from the last 50 years, Debenhams has announced which of your childhood favourites came out on top and what you should be buying your tot for Christmas.

The top 10 favourite toys of all time include family classes as well as famous television-inspired figurines. Find out what the top 10 toys of all time are here. 

'Some toys have maintained their popularity and kids today are playing with the same toys that their parents did'

The predicted top sellers for this year are decidedly more modern (and techy) – find out the top 10 toys of 2013 here.

‘In recent years we have seen the rise of the tablet and techy gifts, we have two tablets alone on our list of top 10 and last year sold 700% more than previous years,’ says James Ford, Debenhams toy buyer.

‘Dolls and action figures feature heavily as the best loved toys of all time, the only techy toy to make the list was 90s favourite, the Tamagotchi. It’s nice to see that even despite technological advances some toys have maintained their popularity and kids today are playing with the same toys that their parents did.’

Will these lists make a difference to what you buy your kids for Christmas this year? And does reading this remind you of the toys you wanted for Christmas as a kid? Let us know below.

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