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ExsqueezeMe Sat 01-Nov-14 20:28:01

DD has asked for a Frozen castle for xmas. There's a few versions out there, all seem massively overpriced and I'm a bit reluctant to spend £££ on what looks like plastic tat. Has anyone got one? Would you recommend it, and does it have much play value?

Asleeponasunbeam Sat 01-Nov-14 20:35:47

Is it an Elsa snow palace type thing? Can't imagine there's much play value as nothing happens there much! It'll just be endless renditions of 'Let it Go' won't it?

306235388 Sat 01-Nov-14 20:53:16

They do what I think is a cardboard one in B&M for £19.99

NormHonal Sat 01-Nov-14 20:58:33

Why not go for something like a Playmobil castle instead that can be sold on eBay more easily used for other things once the Frozen obsession has waned?

pictish Sat 01-Nov-14 21:02:15

I saw one in Toys R Us the other day....it was £125 or something, and looked like a total waste of money.

pictish Sat 01-Nov-14 21:04:15

It was this one

How...how can that possibly be £140?!

ExsqueezeMe Sat 01-Nov-14 21:34:21

Exactly pictish and you don't even get any dolls with it either! There's another one that's about £40 but the reviews on Amazon are terrible. Will check the B&M one out thanks 306235388 , I would how sturdy it is?

pictish Sat 01-Nov-14 21:41:58

I'd steer her towards something else.

306235388 Sat 01-Nov-14 21:44:05

I don't know re sturdiness but I genuinely think people would be mad to buy one for £150!!!shock

pictish Sat 01-Nov-14 21:48:51

The 'ornate screen' that comes with it is made of card. Ffs.

froootbat Sat 01-Nov-14 21:50:59

There's a shop called just for tiny people on facebook that sells an apparently very sturdy cardboard teepee for £49 and you can colour it to your hearts content so she could do a frozen theme and it won't cost ridiculous amounts of money

christmascazza Sun 02-Nov-14 07:56:17

Saw this on HUKD that the disney store version for £50 is back in stock:
www.hotukdeals.com/deals/frozen-elsa-light-up-ice-castle-back-stock-disney-store-50-2038495

christmascazza Sun 02-Nov-14 07:57:15

From post:
Else's frozen light up ice castle
Comes with all posable figures
Lights up & sings 'Let it go'
Back in stock today for £50 which if I'm honest for the figures & castle is a good buy! Plus we all know the quality of the disney products are better than anywhere else!
Hope this helps someone smile

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