This educational toy has been voted the #1 Christmas present this year

Hamleys has released its top 10 toys for this year’s Christmas and one of the entries stands out.

In between, £90 remote control monster trucks and £310 Barbie dream houses is an educational toy that allows kids to bring the world life, almost literally.

The Shifu Orboot (Earth) globe makes it possible for kids to learn about the world and geography in a much more interactive way.

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The 10-inch globe is lit up with facts, sights and information through the use of augmented reality technology that is accessed via an app.

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It means that a child can select any country on the map and visit it from the comfort of their own home.

The app teaches kids about a country’s culture, cuisine, sites and animals making it possible for curious youngsters to travel without all the hassle.

The toy has received 5-star reviews across the board with reviewers on google singing its praises.

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One person on Twitter said: “My granddaughter absolutely loves this. She is 6. She tells me things that I have to google to see if it’s true.

“She said she is attached to it 24/7. My son said it’s the best gift she has ever received. She can’t wait to get on it each day.

“His friends are ordering it for their kids. Wonderful product.”

The globe is available from Amazon and Argos for around £45 and will be highly sought after with Hamleys listing it.

You can buy the interactive globe on Amazon.

The full Hamley’s top ten toys list for this Christmas:

  1. Playmobil City Action Police Special Operations Police Robot, £20
  2. Shifu Orboot (Earth): The Educational AR Globe, £50
  3. Magic Mixies Cauldron, £70
  4. Mattel – Barbie Dream House, £310
  5. LOL Surprise Movie Magic Doll, £11
  6. Ralleyz Warrior 3 in 1 RC, £90
  7. Lego Super Mario Adventures Luigi Starter Course, £50
  8. Hasbro Nerf Elite Flip 2.0 8, £25
  9. Huggables Range, £20
  10. Hamleys Dicii Snakes and Ladders, £14
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