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Tesco reveals its top 10 children's Christmas gifts for 2017

Get some inspiration for your Christmas shopping with these top gifts


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Chloe Best
Lifestyle Features Editor
October 4, 2017
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Tesco has revealed which Christmas gifts are tipped to be the most popular with children for 2017, and the list includes something for all ages. Garry Lawford, Senior Toy Buying Manager at Tesco, said: "It's the information parents across the UK have been waiting to hear – the must-have toy that many kids will be hoping to get their hands on for Christmas from Santa. We know that picking the right toys for kids at this time can be like the real nightmare before Christmas for many parents, and so our team of experts wanted to offer their help and expertise in helping find what we believe will be the right present.

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"While the Big Surprise sits on top of our top 10 list there are other toys for kids of all ages – and the good news is that this year’s selection is less reliant on technical innovation, and more to do with getting children to use their imagination." Click through the gallery to see what made the cut.

1 LOL Big Surprise Ball

1. L.O.L Big Surprise Ball, £60

This L.O.L Surprise Big Surprise ball is filled with 50 surprises for children to unwrap, including exclusive dolls and accessories. This limited edition gift is currently out of stock online, but parents can set up a notification to be alerted when it is available again.

2 Guardians of the galaxy models

2. Guardians of the Galaxy – 12" Titan 6 Pack, £70 RRP

Fans of the Guardians of the Galaxy films will love this pack of 12" figures of the Marvel Titan Hero series, including Star-Lord, Groot, Rocket Raccoon and Gamora. Currently reduced to £35 at Tesco until 15 October.

3 My Little Pony mega pack

3. My Little Pony Mega Collection Pack, £60

Inspired by the My Little Pony movie, this pack features six cute pony toys, each measuring six inches tall and featuring colourful manes and tails. The pack includes My Little Pony characters Twilight Sparkle, Rainbow Dash, Fluttershy, Pinkie Pie, Rarity and Applejack.

4 Carousel drive and talk

4. Carousel Drive and Talk vehicles, £15

Little ones will have hours of fun with these Carousel Drive and Talk vehicles, available in fire engine, ambulance or police car models. The vehicles are controlled via a remote control, and if children speak into the control, they'll hear their voice come from the car.

5 Lego City police station

5. Lego City Police Station, £75

Lego has always been popular with children, but it is this Lego City Police Station that is set to be its most coveted gift this Christmas. The set features all you need to construct a three-section police station with two jail cells and a helicopter, plus seven mini figures, a police car and motorbike.

6 teach n tag movi

6. Fisher Price Think & Learn Teach 'n Tag Movi, £50

Promising to be both fun and educational, this robot encourages toddlers to get moving while teaching them how to follow directions, practice their ABCs and learn about shapes, animals and more. This battery-operated toy features three different ways to play and six different active learning games.

7 Num noms nail polish maker

7. Num Noms Nail Polish Maker, £50

Just what every budding beautician will want to open on Christmas day, this set features all you need to make your own scented nail polishes at home, along with glitter, nail stencils and decals to add the perfect finishing touches.

8 PJ Masks headquarters set

8. PJ Masks Headquarters, £50

This fun toy, inspired by the popular children's TV show PJ Masks, is full of interactive features that fans of the cartoon will love. A Cat Boy figure and Cat Car are included in this headquarters set.

9 Paw Patrol Sea Patroller

9. Paw Patrol Sea Patroller, £70

Help keep Adventure Beach safe with this Paw Patrol Sea Patroller boat, inspired by the much-loved cartoon. The boat can easily be transformed into a land vehicle, and features a moveable crane and flashing lights and sounds so little ones can help Ryder on his missions.

10 Nerf modulus gun

10. Nerf Modulus Regulator, £65

Rounding off the top ten is this fully motorised Nerf Modulus Regulator Blaster, which can be used in three different modes to shoot darts at your opponents. Suitable for children aged eight and over, this set includes a blaster, short and long barrel-scopes, and 24 darts.

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