And it seems the Toy Retailers Association (TRA) have also struggled to make a decision too, after revealing their official 2012 top toys for Christmas list as a ‘Dream Baker’s Dozen’.
The list includes new character toys inspired by TV and film, retro classics, high-tech tablet computers and a mix of old favourites that have been given a fun contemporary twist.
Cabbage Patch Kids, £29.99 from JAKKS Pacific
Furby, £59.99 from Hasbro
InnoTab 2, £84.99 from VTech
Jake and the Neverland Pirates – Pirate Ship Bucky, £49.99 from Mattel
LeapPad 2, £89.99 from Leapfrog Toys
LEGO Friends: Olivia’s House, £69.99 from Lego
LEGO The Lord of the Rings: The Mines of Moria, £68.99 from Lego
Mike the Knight’s Deluxe Glendragon Playset, £29.99 from Character Options
Monster High Ghouls Rule Dolls, £22.99 from Mattel
My Moshi Home, £39.99 from Vivid Imaginations
Nerf N-Strike Elite Hail-Fire, £44.99 from Hasbro
Twister Dance, £26.99 from Hasbro
Web Shooting Spider-Man, £34.99 from Hasbro
Keep a look out for our pick of the best Christmas toys for babies, toddler girls, toddler boys, stocking fillers and more. Watch this space!