DID YOU KNOW there’s only 154 days to go until Christmas? What? You didn’t?
Well, luckily, we’ve got retailers around to remind us of crucial things like that. Argos doesn’t care that it’s only July and that we’re all still frantically trying to suck up as much weak sunshine as our bodies can possibly take.
The retailer has released its list of the top ten toys that it thinks are going to be the most popular for Christmas this year, in a nefarious move designed to ensure kids can hassle their parents about some particular piece of plastic for the next six months.
Some of the list is predictable – dolls for girls, action heroes for boys – and some of it, including the ‘new’ Furby, are updated versions of older toys.
Here’s the list: