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Jenn Fred Looks At Hottest New Toys With Joey Fortman

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Joey Fortman is one of four on a council that determines the top toys for the holiday season. She talked to Jenn Fred this morning about some of the best new toys for kids and adults during this holiday season.

The first toy is called the Romo. It is a Brookstone robot product that allows you to attach your smartphone to it. When it syncs to your device, it comes alive and becomes a robot. The second toy is called Zoomer. This toy's a robotic dog that can respond to voice commands like a real dog. He's got about a hundred commands programmed into him, including an ability to pee on command. The Flutterbye Fairy is a fairy that you can fly with you hand like a helicopter. Then there's Tosy the disco robot. He dances to music that's played. And this year, instead of tickle-me, the new Elmo toy gives out hugs.

When it comes to ride-on toys, traditional bikes and scooters are getting some upgrades this year. This year, Razor has a product called Crazy Cart that allows for regular go cart riding with a twist. Someone who wants some more craziness can push a lever and the cart suddenly rides like a bumper car. The YGlider is a customizable scooter that has an adjustable and removable seat that will allow the scooter to be used for years. A toy called the Mobo Shift is a bike for adults. It allows someone to sit back and ride a bike. The Trikke E2 is an electric scooter that only starts accelerating once you find your balance, so it almost incorporates a little bit of Segway technology in it. All these new toys gets kids off the couch.

There are also hot toys that allow for old fashioned hands-on action. Battroborg is a mechanically controlled arena toy that lets you fight two robots against each other. It's like the 21st century edition of the Sock ‘Em Robots. Remember the old days when we'd spread our hands and run around, pretending we were planes? Well, there's now a new toy called Disney Planes that allows kids to remotely control the craft by putting their arms up like a bird and moving around. American Girl has always been popular. There will be about 100 new dolls coming out through the brand. The Monster High Wishes Doll is another set of dolls that are very popular with girls this year. Nerd Rebelle is a hot toy that allows girls to shoot Nerf using a specially designed bow. It allows girls to be active but also has colors that make girls feel like girls.

For Fortman, the one toy that she couldn't get her hands on is the Doc McStuffins video game set that is basically like a little sitter for the kid. It's interactive, and has so much to explore. That's definitely the one to get, according to Fortman, if a parent needs to get the hottest item.

Which store should one stand in front of if we want to buy some toys during Black Friday? According to Fortman, a parent buying toys should definitely be in front of Toys R Us because it's the toy store with the most selection. In addition, they price match everything.

Joey Fortman is a popular blogger. You can check out what she writes by exploring the Real Mom Media.

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