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VTech & LeapFrog present an exciting range of toys to transform playtime!:

New toys for your kids!
By Expert Tips
Date: May 06 2024
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Leading toy brands VTech and LeapFrog are presenting a range of toys to enrich children’s development and make learning fun. The collection includes innovative,  age-appropriate products for children aged from 3 months to 8 years.  

Top up your children’s toybox, get inspiration for birthday presents or start planning your Christmas shopping with VTech and LeapFrog! 


Beep Beep Baby Driver, RRP $31.95


Put your baby or toddler in the driver's seat with the Beep Beep Baby Driver, which can be attached to your pram! 

Children can discover cool car features with fun songs and phrases whilst playing sitting down or on-the-go in the pram. 

Bright multicoloured car parts attract attention, encouraging your baby or toddler to explore eight different activities. They can press the six control panel buttons for fun role-play phrases, including weather, traffic updates and more. Little hands can spin the brightly coloured steering wheel, slide the temperature control switch and push the squeaky horn button. They can also twist  the self-discover mirror, feel the soft crinkle pedals and slide the indicator and gear  stick! 

For babies and toddlers from 3 months to 2 years, Beep Beep Baby Driver is available now at Kmart, Target, good toy stores and online retailers.  

Explore & Discover Roller, RRP $34.95


Babies and toddlers can drum up discoveries with the Explore & Discover Roller! Curious children can explore five activity areas that introduce animals and numbers with songs and playful phrases. There are gears to turn, rollers to spin and a slider to slide. Babies and toddlers can make their own music with different drum sounds, rattling beads and sound effects. Ready to roll? Motionactivated sounds and music reward babies and toddlers when the drum is pushed! 

For babies and toddlers from 6 months to 3 years, Explore & Discover Roller is available now at Big W, good toy stores and online retailers. 

Toot-Toot Drivers Police Station, RRP $39.95 


Children can race and chase criminals with this fantastic Toot-Toot  Drivers Police Station play set! The play set comes with a SmartPoint police car, a mini getaway car and a mini helicopter for role-play fun. Three SmartPoint locations trigger fun phrases and more as the police car drives over them. Children can break the getaway car out of jail using the quickrelease door, race down the ramp to the emergency or move the cars from one floor to the other using the spinning lift! The police car includes three sing-along songs, six fun melodies and lots of realistic sound effects.  

For children from 1-5 years, Toot-Toot Drivers Police Station is available now at Big W, good toy stores and online retailers. 

Storytime with Sunny, RRP $99.95 


Children will love getting to know the personality-packed Sunny, an entertaining storyteller with charming expressions and animated movements. Sunny inspires imaginative play with jokes, tongue twisters, “let's-pretend” fun and encouragement to daydream. Children can listen, laugh and think with 300+ activities with four disks and more than five hours of fairy tales, classic songs, guessing games, poem creator, silly jokes, tongue twisters, daily routines and much more! Sunny’s animated face and movements add emotion and expression to jokes, stories and songs, inviting children to respond as she asks them what they think. They can also learn about healthy habits with reminders about good manners, cleaning up, bedtime routines and mindfulness exercises. Clean up time is easy with a dedicated disk  rack to store the four discs. When the day is done,  take a quiet moment with Sunny as she leads children  in a bedtime routine. Set her gentle alarm, then fall  asleep to her softly glowing night-light.  

For children from 3+ years, Storytime with Sunny will  be available from June at Big W’s Toy Sale.

Marble Rush Game Zone, RRP $37.95 

Children can challenge family and friends to some red vs blue head to-head gaming action with the Marble Rush Game Zone! This exciting colour-coded play set features all the pieces children need  to create a Marble Rush play set ready for multiplayer gaming. The  two marble catapults allow players to launch marbles and hone their targeting skills. With 12 marbles included and 62 building pieces  to assemble, there is plenty of fun to be had. Marble Rush Game Zone features a double-sided game mat and six tokens for the four fun games to play! The set includes easy-to-follow assembly instructions and is compatible with other Marble Rush items.  

For children from 4+ years, Marble Rush Game Zone is available now  at Big W, good toy stores and online retailers

Gabby’s Dollhouse Pandy Paws’ Paw-Tastic Watch, RRP $29.95 

Gabby’s Dollhouse Pandy Paws’ Paw-Tastic Watch is a Pandy Paws hug attached to your child’s wrist! The cute wristwatch features Pandy Paws and includes ten themed digital clock faces, time tools and four games. Pandy Paws will guide children through games that include characters from the hit show Gabby’s Dollhouse! They can help Gabby, Pandy Paws and Kitty Fairy collect the popcorn for snack time and match the foods to make milkshakes with Cakey Cat. Children must avoid obstacles and pick the right numbers to get MerCat’s tub back to the bathroom. The watch also includes a stopwatch, timer and alarm clock. Meowzers! 

For children from 3-6 years, Gabby’s Dollhouse Pandy Paws’ PawTastic Watch is available now at Kmart, Myer, good toy stores and online retailers.

My Pal Scout & My Pal Violet Smarty Paws, RRP $39.95 

Cute, cuddly and customisable, My Pal Scout and My Pal Violet make the  perfect friends for your child. Touch-sensitive front paws feature sensors  that begin playful activities. Silly reactions, music, games and  

mindfulness exercises begin when children hold both paws and stop  when they let go, introducing them to cause and effect in an engaging way. Scout and Violet’s paws can help create magical  moments for children and caregivers when they hold hands with  each other, offering an interactive experience to enjoy together.  Families can personalise play and learning across more than 15 activities by programming Scout and Violet with their child’s name,  favourite food, colour and animal. Scout and Violet’s ears and back  paws also have little surprises! 

For children from 6+ months, My Pal Scout & My Pal Violet Smarty Paws are available  now at Big W, Target, good toy stores and online retailers. 

Build-a-Slice Pizza Cart, RRP $99.95 

Children can set up shop and start selling slices with the Build-a-Slice Pizza Cart! This food cart has everything needed to run a small pretend pizza business including six toppings, a pizza cutter, a plate, a cheese shaker and more. Ding! Children can ring the bell to hear a customer’s order and explore colours, shapes and food names. They may ask for a slice of pizza with crunchy onion, cheese triangles or red pepperoni. Children can scoop up the pizza with the magic spatula and it will let them know if they got the order right. They can mix and match toppings to create their own pizza too. When they put it in the oven and set the temperature, the oven will say words in Italian, cooking phrases and play music while they wait. Don’t cook the pizza too long or it will burn! Children can pop the finished pizza in the box to complete the order and collect the play money.  

Music can be added to the dining experience by spinning the pizza turntable to  hear learning songs and melodies! 

For children from 3-5 years, Build-a-Slice Pizza Cart is available now at Big W, good  toy stores and online retailers. 

Magic Adventures Microscope, RRP $129.95 

Children can explore tiny worlds full of huge discoveries with the Magic Adventures Microscope. Young biologists can zoom in on flowers, animals, food, minerals and more using eight double-sided smart slides that activate amazing BBC videos and images. Children can discover answers to curious questions like: How do leaves change colours? What do plant cells look like? What is sand made of anyway? They can make their own discoveries by finding things around the house and getting a closer look using the reusable slides or large sample tray. Children will be amazed at what they can see with up to 200x  

magnification on this real microscope. If they see something incredible, they can capture and save the on screen images. Then when its game time, children can defend microorganisms from  micro-invaders or put their skills to the test with the What’s This? quiz. For children from 5+ years, Magic Adventures Microscope is available now at Big W,  Target, good toy stores and online retailers.  

LeapPad Academy, RRP $249.95  

Inspire school success with LeapPad Academy. This learning tablet includes $150 worth of educational apps that build reading, maths and science skills, and explore creativity, music and more. Children can expand their vocabulary with a word of the day, draw masterpieces and bring them to life with Art Studio Ultra and explore nature during a field trip to the forest with Ms. Giraffe. Child-friendly right out of the box, this tablet has a stylus, tough bumper with a built-in kickstand and a 7” shatter-safe screen. Parent controls can be used to set time limits and expand content. As a bonus, LeapPad Academy includes a three-month free trial of LeapFrog Academy, an interactive learning program that progressively guides children on Learning Adventures across more than 2,000 games and activities. Download additional content by visiting the LeapFrog App Centre to check out hundreds of games, apps, music and videos or download popular Android apps  

(additional content sold separately). 

For children from 3-8 years, LeapPad Academy is available now at Big W, Target, good toy stores and online retailers.  

For further information on LeapFrog and its products, visit, or check out the LeapFrog news on Facebook LeapFrog ANZ and Instagram  leapfrogtoys_anz.

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