Playskool Kota Triceratops £99.99 @ Argos
Suitable for ages 3 and over, the Triceratops stands over 2.5 feet tall and comes to life with realistic sounds and movement. And get this, it responds to your voice and touch with roaring and laughing sounds and expressive tail, head, eye, mouth and horn movements. It also plays 4 different adventure-themed tunes. I wonder if the Jurassic Park theme-tune is one of them?
As you might expect, given all that action, adult assembly and supervision is required, as are 6 x 'D' batteries. Personally I'd buy three times as many batteries as I wouldn't want to witness the misery that is inevitable when the batteries run out mid-roar.
Argos customers have rated this an impressive 4.8 out of a possible 5 stars on the Argos website, and 100% of reviewers would recommend it to a friend. One Triceratops owner went so far as to call it the best purchase ever!
The only bad news is that the maximum child weight is 27kg (approximately 60lb) so unless you put the Quality Street and Baileys away right now, chances are you're not going to get a shot. Bah, Humbug!
Thanks to shelleyizzyprawn on HUKD!