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Beatrix Potter’s Peter Rabbit meets a new generation

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Beatrix Potter’s timeless hero, Peter Rabbit is set to make his film debut in February 2018. This furry adventurer features in this live action/CGI film and is voiced by James Corden, alongside other famous names including Margot Robbie, Sam Neill and Daisy Ridley. Peter Rabbit and his friends never go out of fashion, with generations of children reading about his adventures. In recent years the Peter Rabbit cartoon on CBeebies has introduced this timeless hero to a new generation on Beatrix Potter fans. Peter Rabbit books, toys, games and puzzles will be incredibly popular this Christmas. Here at Giddy Goat...

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New Lottie Dolls

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We've been big fans of Lottie dolls since we first came across them at the Toy Fair in February 2016 and they have proved to be popular in our Didsbury toy shop, so we were delighted when they announced they were launching a new range of Lottie dolls and accessories for summer 2017. In keeping with the Lottie ethos and existing dolls, the new products reflect the spirit of Lottie as an adventurous, independent and fun loving young girl and we're pleased to see that the new range also includes more dolls with different skin and hair colours so that...

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Lottie Doll Ultimate Den Competition

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During June 2017 we're teaming up with the lovely folk behind Lottie Dolls to offer our customers the chance to win a Lottie Doll.   We're asking you to design your ultimate den, which is exactly the kind of activity our Lottie would enjoy and approve of, using imagination and creativity to produce a fun place to play, to hang out with mates, to read, draw or daydream. Its free to enter, just call into our Didsbury shop and ask for a template form.  Then either return it to our shop or scan and upload it to https://www.lottie.com/blogs/competitions/den-comp Entries must be...

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Sylvanian Families Competition and Loyalty Program

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Here at Giddy Goat Toys we like to run offers, competitions and give aways to our loyal and lovely customers and this month we've got a fantastic competition for you. We've teamed up with the lovely people at Sylvanian Families and have a Cosy Cottage Starter Home worth £22.99 up for grabs. To It's free to enter, just visit our Didsbury shop and fill in the competition form for your chance to win  We're also running a Sylvanian Family loyalty program.  With every purchase of £15 and over on Sylvanian Families receive a loyalty card and stamp.  Collect 10 stamps and you...

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Djeco Art by Numbers Mosaics: product review

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My lucky children often get to try out many of the toys we sell in our Didsbury toy shop, but that’s a benefit that works both ways as I get to see the quality of the toys, how much they have enjoyed playing with them and whether I feel they are worth the price.  Some toys have been ditched if I’ve not been suitably impressed and others I am happy to recommend to customers based on an honest opinion of how I have seen my children playing.  Similarly feedback from customers, good and bad, helps me decide whether to ditch...

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