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Alternative gift to hatchimal

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Florabella Tue 29-Nov-16 14:09:49

So I'm obviously not going to be able to get a hatchimal for my 6 year old daughter. Any suggestions for an alternative (she got a my little pets bird last year and loved it).

Musicinthe00ssucks Tue 29-Nov-16 14:10:43

Furby Connect? I got my daughter one for her birthday half price at £49 from Toys R Us

TheImprobableGirl Tue 29-Nov-16 14:11:54

What about the puppy surprise dogs? Hatchimals aren't impossible to find though

PandasRock Tue 29-Nov-16 14:15:13

Lucy dog? (Or Lola). Lucy does a reasonable amount for a not-eyewatering price. My dd has had one for a couple of years and she still gets dragged out and played with regularly (and coveted by her younger brother!)

SantasLittleMonkeyButler Tue 29-Nov-16 14:16:10

YoYo Panda?

Lucy & Lola (interactive dogs)?

Have you tried using the stock informer site for Hatchimals? I thought I wouldn't be able to get one, but sat with the site open in another window one evening and - low and behold - it beeped to tell me that some more had come in to stock at Tesco and I now have a Hatchimal! You do have to be very quick once the stock alert comes in, as obviously so many people are looking. Can't hurt to try though - if you haven't already grin.

SantasLittleMonkeyButler Tue 29-Nov-16 14:17:55

x-posts Pandas.

DD's Lucy is also holding up very well & is still much loved smile.

Florabella Tue 29-Nov-16 14:21:02

Thanks ladies. I did sign up on stock informer, but don't generally have it open on my phone. Will keep trying, but will also go and take a look at the other suggestions now.

glenthebattleostrich Tue 29-Nov-16 14:25:55

Apparently smyths are going to have limited stock between 30 Nov and 2 dec. It's allocated to pre orders first if you're able to do that

Florabella Tue 29-Nov-16 14:30:56

Musicinthe00ssucks, is the Furby any good without using the app?

Florabella Tue 29-Nov-16 14:45:32

Smyths are no longer accepting pre-orders, but I'll keep an eye on the site over the next few days. Thanks

smEGGnogg Tue 29-Nov-16 14:49:42

I got my dd one of those Zoomer Hedgies. No idea if it's any good but I thought it was a reasonable alternative.

Musicinthe00ssucks Tue 29-Nov-16 21:06:24

Florabella sorry I don't know at the moment because DD's birthday isn't until mid-December. It looks good from online videos though.

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