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Wal-mart's 'Chosen by Kids' top toy list of 2013

Furby Boom (Hasbro), ages 6 and up The

Furby Boom (Hasbro), ages 6 and up

The newest Furby which combines physical and digital play. As kids play with Furby Boom they can earn colorful virtual eggs that will hatch and become a Furbling that kids can feed, play and speak English and Furbish to. There are more than 50 eggs to collect. ($59; walmart.com) Photo Credit: Handout

Wal-Mart tried something new this year with their top holiday toy list. In a first, about 1,000 boys and girls aged 18 months to 10 years spent a three-day weekend in August in Dallas playing with 50 toys and choosing their favorites. The result is a top 20 list of kid-approved toys for the 2013 holiday season.

Sesame Street Big Hugs Elmo (Playskool), ages 18
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Sesame Street Big Hugs Elmo (Playskool), ages 18 months and up

When little ones give Elmo a hug, he'll wrap his arms around them to show how much he loves them. The cuddly 22-inch lifelike Elmo has flexible arms and a soft head. He sings songs and bedtime lullabies. ($49; walmart.com)

Laugh & Learn Crawl Around Car (Fisher-Price), ages
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Laugh & Learn Crawl Around Car (Fisher-Price), ages 6 months and up

Babies will enjoy playing on this interactive car with lights and sounds on the dashboard, more than 50 songs, tunes and phrases, learning modes for ABCs (through the radio), numbers, colors and more. There’s even a built-in ramp for ball play. ($49.88; walmart.com)

Go! Go! Smart Wheels Train Station Playset (VTech),
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Go! Go! Smart Wheels Train Station Playset (VTech), ages 1 and up

The toy train playset features an electronic train station, bridge and tunnel, conveyor belt hill and more. One SmartPoint train is included and responds to 10 SmartPoint locations with fun phrases, music and sound effects. ($47.49; walmart.com)

The Doc McStuffins Get Better Checkup Center (Just
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The Doc McStuffins Get Better Checkup Center (Just Play), ages 3 and up

Help Doc give healthy checkups using healing toys, the electronic Big Book of Boo Boos, slide-in play X-rays to activate lights, a portable scale, bandages and more. Lambie is included. ($69.97; walmart.com)

Disney Planes Pilot Pals Dusty Crophopper Remote Control
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Disney Planes Pilot Pals Dusty Crophopper Remote Control Plane (Mattel), ages 3 and up

Push the button on the remote control to set the plane's propeller spinning and move it forward, then use the two controllers -- one for each wing -- to tilt the wings and control its movement. ($39.97; walmart.com)

Zoomer (Spin Master), ages 5 and up The
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Zoomer (Spin Master), ages 5 and up

The more you play with him, the more tricks he'll learn. Zoomer features a flexible tail for real wagging action and a rotational core allows him to fully roll over and chest sensors track objects and he knows when you're scratching his belly. ($99.97; walmart.com)

Flutterbye Fairies (Spin Master), ages 6 and up
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Flutterbye Fairies (Spin Master), ages 6 and up

These fairies can fly; girls control them with the palms of their hands. ($34.97; walmart.com)

Barbie 3-Story Dreamhouse (Mattel), ages 5 and up
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Barbie 3-Story Dreamhouse (Mattel), ages 5 and up

The updated Barbie Dreamhouse features three stories which include an elevator, lights and sounds. There's a fully-stocked kitchen, a living room with a TV, a "roaring" fireplace, bathrooms, a bedroom suite with a canopy bed, outdoor balcony and hot tub, plus so much more. ($159; walmart.com)

Air Hogs Elite Helix X4 Stunt (Spin Master),
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Air Hogs Elite Helix X4 Stunt (Spin Master), ages 12 and up

A high-performance R/C quad-copter that utilizes 2.4GHz radio control, gyro stabilization and 4-ducted fans, the Helix X4 has two control modes: beginners can easily learn to fly, while advanced pilots can work to master flight. ($64.88; walmart.com)

Sofia the First Talking Sofia and Animal Friends
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Sofia the First Talking Sofia and Animal Friends (Mattel), ages 3 and up

Dressed in her signature princess gown, the 10.5-inch doll can talk to Clover the Rabbit, Robin the Robin and Mia the Bluebird. When kids bring each animal close to Sofia’s amulet, it glows and Sofia can recognize and talk to each friend and get unique responses in return. ($37.96; walmart.com)

Furby Boom (Hasbro), ages 6 and up The
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Furby Boom (Hasbro), ages 6 and up

The newest Furby which combines physical and digital play. As kids play with Furby Boom they can earn colorful virtual eggs that will hatch and become a Furbling that kids can feed, play and speak English and Furbish to. There are more than 50 eggs to collect. ($59; walmart.com)

FurReal Friends Cuddles My Giggly Monkey Pet (Hasbro),
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FurReal Friends Cuddles My Giggly Monkey Pet (Hasbro), ages 4 and up

Cuddle and tickle this lifelike monkey and she'll make monkey sounds. She'll move her mouth when you feed her and she'll even say "whee!" when you swing her in the air. The monkey comes with a bottle, a diaper and a pet-care guide. ($59; walmart.com)

Baby Alive Real Surprises Baby Doll, Hispanic (Hasbro),
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Baby Alive Real Surprises Baby Doll, Hispanic (Hasbro), ages 3 and up

Your little one will love taking care of this interactive doll. Prepare her food and feed it to her, and then she'll need a diaper change. Plus, she'll shake her head to show what she wants and what she doesn't. The doll comes with a dress, bib, bottle, bowl, spoon, pacifier, three diapers, three doll food packets and instructions. ($54.88; walmart.com)

Fisher-Price Little People Fun Sounds Farm Play Set,
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Fisher-Price Little People Fun Sounds Farm Play Set, ages 1 and up

Kids can join Farmer Eddie and his animals as they open and close doors with sing along songs, animal sounds, a silo and slide, a baler that tips up to deliver the hay into the top floor of the barn, a 'clucking' chicken on her nest and more. It comes with Eddie, a horse, cow, sheep and the chicken in her nest, plus the hay bale and four fence pieces. ($36.96; walmart.com)

Crime-fight with Batman and Robin with the Imaginext
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Crime-fight with Batman and Robin with the Imaginext DC Super Friends Batcave from Fisher-Price, featuring a Batcomputer, secret walkways, a Batwing, an elevator, jail and more. Download the free Imaginext Batcave app to play on your mobile devices; ages 3 and older; $29.99 at toysrus.com.

Hot Wheels Triple Track Twister (Mattel), ages 5
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Hot Wheels Triple Track Twister (Mattel), ages 5 and up

Send cars on a collision course with three tracks, two controllers and one huge crash zone. ($39.88; walmart.com)

Nerf Rebelle Heartbreaker Bow (Hasbro), ages 8 and
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Nerf Rebelle Heartbreaker Bow (Hasbro), ages 8 and up

Launch five collectible darts at targets up to 75 feet away. Go at it alone or with a friend. It comes with five collectible darts, storage and instructions. ($19.96; walmart.com)

Crayola Marker Maker, ages 8 and up Kids
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Crayola Marker Maker, ages 8 and up

Kids can create their own custom color markers by using the mixing guide. The marker core magically draws in the ink, and then clicks together to create a marker. It comes with enough components for making 16 markers, three bottles of ink, a mixing guide, marker labels and two marker storage boxes. ($24.97; walmart.com)

Nerf-N-Strike Elite Rapidstrike CS-18 (Hasbro), ages 8 and
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Nerf-N-Strike Elite Rapidstrike CS-18 (Hasbro), ages 8 and up

This blaster allows you to aim at your target with super-speed firing. The clip holds all 18 of the included Elite Darts and lets you strike with a range of up to 75 feet. ($37.48; walmart.com)

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Secret Sewer Lair Playset
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Secret Sewer Lair Playset (Playmates), ages 6 and up

This big play set will have kids creating their own Lair of excitement as they become the leader of the pack, swinging into action, training the Turtles and defeating Shredder once and for all. Resembling the Sewer Lair that is home to the Turtles in the television show, the Secret Sewer Lair includes more than 20 different Ninja features. ($95.44; walmart.com)

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