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Stikbot story of the year

The Toy of the Year (TOTY) Awards recognizes the top toys of this holiday season. Though there are many toy awards programs, these finalists have been nominated from within the industry and have been selected by industry influencers, academia, media and more. The TOTY Awards are frequently referred to as the "Oscars" of the industry. On November 21, 2016, the finalists were unveiled and voting began.

The TOTY 2017 voting process includes input from not only consumers, but also members of the Association, retailers, journalists, bloggers and academics. Voting closes Sunday, January 15, 2017 and the winners will be announced during a celebration in New York on February 17th.

Action figure of the year

Why Stikbot?

This first-ever social media toy turns kids into creative moviemakers starring Stikbot figures whose easy-to-pose suction cup hands and feet adhere to most any surface. The free app easily stitches photos together into a film using built-in or custom music and sound effects. Users easily upload and share movies on social media using #Stikbot.

Stikbot Competition

The "Make Stikbot a Star" video challenge is up and running and will close on 31st January 2017. All budding movie makers can put their skills to the test and craft their own StikBot masterpiece. With and grand cash prize of R10 000 and other cash prizes up for grabs, you shouldn’t waste any time in getting your hands on a StikBot.

With StikBots available locally in Single (R129.99), Studio (R299.99) and Studio Pro (R459.99) variations, there's very little excuse for not getting a stop-motion animation career up and running

For more details and to enter the Stikbot competition, head over to our competitions page.



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