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Product Type: Toys
Age: Toddlers
Categories: Pretend Play
Subcategories: Miniature Settings: Castles and Forts

 

Little People Lil' Kingdom Palace
(Fisher-Price $20 Score:) If you think this looks like last yearís Castleóyouíd be right. Itís the same toy but itís pinker. Unfortunately, this means it no longer operates as a gender-free play setting. (The people still fall off the balcony.) Weíd also skip the new Little People Pirate Ship ($20.99 2) since we donít believe toddlers need to be shooting cannons and walking the plank. The updatd Little People Animal Sound Farm ($34.99 2) is back, but now the inanimate gates say moo and neigh (not the animals). We also find the Little People Dinosaurs troubling since they come with a caveman. Apart from being factually incorrect, many of our older dino-enthusiast were alarmed by the concept of dinosaurs and people being around at the same time. We have been fans of this line but it seems that over the past two years the design group has lost sight of their very young audience. (All that said, look at the good rating for the Little People Time-to-Learn, p. 198.) (800) 432-5437.

Age: Toddlers. Award Year: 2007.

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