Anki Overdrive Starter Kit – Review

I’m handing over to Dave for this review – car racing and techy toys are very much up his street so he was almost as excited about the Anki Overdrive Starter Kit as Ben:  Anki Overdrive, for anyone not familiar, is a cross between Scalextric and a mobile phone racing game.  When I opened the Anki Overdrive Starter Kit I was greeted by two cars, a charging station, some track risers and ten pieces of track (6 bends and 4 straight pieces).  You may have noticed that I’ve not mentioned any means of controlling your cars but that’s what brings this toy into the modern era and I’ll explain more about that in a minute.  The track pieces use magnets to hold themselves together, making it very easy and convenient to try different track shapes, a number of which are suggested on the box.  After you’ve put your track together and…

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Cicciobello Love ‘n’ Care Doll – Review

Cicciobello Love ‘n’ Care Doll – Review

Regular readers will know that Amy is a big fan of dolls.  They are her “go to” toy and she spends hours looking after … View Post
Hatchimals Glittering Garden – Review

Hatchimals Glittering Garden – Review

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MOKURU: The next big fidget toy? – Review

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Fidget toys are all the rage at the moment aren’t they?  Everywhere I go I see kids whizzing fidget spinners around their fingers … View Post
Despicable Me 3 Remote Control Inflatables from Bladez Toyz – Review

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What do you get if you combine a remote control with an inflatable minion?  A whole lot of fun that’s what! Ben, Chloe … View Post
Baby Annabell’s Brother – Review

Baby Annabell’s Brother – Review

Let me introduce you to the newest member of our family.  This is Baby Jack (more commonly known as Baby Annabell’s brother).  He … View Post
Y Velo Balance Bike – Review

Y Velo Balance Bike – Review

Balance bikes weren’t really a thing when Ben was learning to ride a bike – or at least not so as I knew about … View Post