Tuesday, 30 October 2012

WOW Toys - Dudley Dumper Truck Review & Giveaway


WINNERS ANNOUNCEMENT
Congratulations to Janine for winning Tow Truck Tim! You have been sent an email to notify you of your win!

I recently discovered WOW Toys while visiting the Milton Keynes Baby Expo last month, WOW are a company I have heard great things about but until our first encounter, Leo and I had never ever had a play with them.

The chance meeting could not have come at a better time as Leo was starting to get fed up of Mummy looking around and he just wanted time to kick back and have a play, queue WOW Toys making an appearance!

Leo made himself right at home and began to play with a Dudley Dump Truck, he was fascinated by it and began pushing it backwards and forwards. He was putting little Marky the builder who operates the truck in and out of the driver’s seat, and even letting him ride along in the dumper compartment. I gave Leo the time out that he obviously needed but when I tried to bring Leo away form the excitement of the WOW Toys play tent…That is when he almost ran off with Dudley the Dumper Truck….

WOW Toys have very kindly sent Leo his very own Dudley Dump Truck for him to play with at home, and as soon as Dudley arrived Leo could not wait for me to remove him from the wrappers; he had to jump right in and play before he was even removed from the box.

Dudley is recommended for children from the age of 18 months old, but after seeing Leo play so happily with Dudley I knew that he would be a big hit, so at 16 months old Leo is enjoying his very own Dudley Dump Truck. There are no small parts to Dudley and nothing but high grade materials are used in the making of any WOW Toy.


Dudley is a very durable and sturdy toy that has withstood lots of enthusiastic playing from Leo, playing that usually involves crashing into furniture or sometimes even a short flying lesson… Not that I am suggesting that Dudley can or… should fly, more that Dudley has been designed and tested to withstand toddler play.

Dudley Dump Truck is really well made and this is why he is absolutely perfect for a toddler to get creative with, as there is no fear of any small parts coming off. He is as chunky and sturdy as they come. Trust me I know… Leo has sat on him.

WOW Toys don’t require any batteries what so ever, which means no screaming child when the batteries have given up the go for the umpteenth time! Even though the toys don’t run on batteries, each and every WOW Toy still has a great array of exciting features to have a play around with. Take Dudley for instance, he isn’t a dumper truck for no reason at all, he is a dumper truck because you can load him up and then turn the power switch so that Dudley dumps the contents he has been carrying.

The dumper mechanism is easy to operate and reset, to reset all you have to do is push the dumper compartment back into place. Leo hasn’t done this himself yet but I don’t think it will be long before he does, he has been watching me vigorously as and when I have shown him how to do this.

When you push Dudley along you realise that he makes a great realistic ‘vrooom’ noise with his friction wheels, which also happen to be motorised so when you give him a small push it makes Dudley go even further and faster than he usually would. This is a great feature for a toddler as they can really get Dudley on the move, with minimal effort.

Leo absolutely loves playing with Dudley, and pushing him around the lounge has brought endless play opportunities, what Leo absolutely loves to do is take Marky the builder in and out of the drivers seat. Leo is getting to the age now where he is really beginning to play and it is lovely to watch.


I really recommend WOW Toys and particularly Dudley the Dump Truck, I think the play value that can be had out of him is vast, and he is a toy that will grow with Leo and his imagination. It won’t be long before Leo will be creating stories as he plays with Dudley and Marky, and I am looking forward to hearing all of the mischievous adventures that they go on.

Dudley is hard wearing, chunky and fun, making him a great addition to any toddler’s toy box.

Dudley Dumper Truck is an 8 piece set that includes:
- 1 Dudley Dumper Truck
- 1 Marky the builder
- 3 traffic cones
- 2 construction barrels


The set can be bought from multiple online shops such as Amazon, Argos and Tesco. Amazon is currently selling Dudley for £23.78.

Giveaway Time!

In true WOW Toys style, I have a great giveaway launching for 2 weeks to win a Tow Truck Tim worth £27.99!



'Tow Truck Tim here! I’ve just been called out to pick up Rolling Ray; he always get in trouble around WOW Town and it’s me who has to go and pick him up! He’s as sturdy as the rest of us, but doesn’t know his own limits and always finds himself in trouble.
My magnetic winch connects to all WOW cars & automatically pulls them up the ramp – WOW! When Ray’s ready to go again, drop down my clicking tailgate and press my red button to launch him back on his way'.

Contents:

- 1x Motorised truck called Tim
- 1x Detachable trailer with car winch
- 1x Car called Ray
- 1x Girl mechanic figure called Meena
- 1x Boy driver figure called Ben

To enter this giveaway all you have to do is follow the Rafflecopter instructions below!

The giveaway will end on Friday 16th November 2012.


a Rafflecopter giveaway Please only enter if you are a resident of the United Kingdom, After the winner has been picked you then have 48 hours to contact us providing your details to claim your prize. If we do not hear anything after this time period, another winner will be drawn at random.

Disclaimer: I was sent Dudley Dump Truck for the purpose of this review, however all views and opinions are completely honest and my own.



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166 comments:

  1. Hi!! We LOVE WOW toys!
    Following on GFC as oliviamcc

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  2. I love Pippa's Princess Carriage, so cute!

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  3. rafflecopter name katrina day-reilly
    GFC name hotrod mum
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  4. LOVE RYAN'S ROAD TRIP :)
    @emmav6

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  5. I love lunnar lenny.and may buy a couple more for christmas!

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  6. I love lunnar lenny.and may buy a couple more for christmas!

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  7. Ryan's Road Trip

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  8. I love all your toys for my grandson and nephews

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  9. love lunnar lenny


    gfc ianmaciver

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  10. i love the trucks (livivua chandler)

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  11. Pippas Princess Carriage

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  12. Fireboat Felix

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  13. I like the look of the jurassic jimmy set, all of them look really good though

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  14. pi[[as princess carriage

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  15. I like Jess ‘n’ Jake’s Playground

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  16. Pippa's Princess Carriage

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  17. Following as steveclairecam on GFC - email saved via Rafflecopter

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  18. Deffo the princess carriage, its lovely x

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  19. http://www.wowtoys.com/toys/wow-toys-play-table/

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  20. I love lunar lenny, following on gfc name Janie McColl

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  21. I like Jess ‘n’ Jake’s Playground

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  22. fireboat felix

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  23. Jess n JAkes Play ground

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  24. Harry copter's Animal rescue

    @toc83

    Tiffany Oconnell

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  25. Rosie’s Royal Ride

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  26. So hard to choose a favourite , Think I'd opt for Lunar Lenny

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  27. Ernie Fire Engine is great!

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  28. I like the fireball frankie racing car :)

    following on GFC (stephen holman spholman@hotmail.com)

    thanks!

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  29. I love th School bus (sorting toy).

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  30. My daughter would love dynamite daisy :)

    http://www.wowtoys.com/toys/dynamite-daisy/

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  31. Pippa's Princess Carriage is so gorgeous ♥ love all the girlie pink ones!!

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  32. My favourite is definitely Pippa's Princess Carriage

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  33. My favourite is fireboat felix... felix is my youngest sons name, so that would be nice :)

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  34. Harvey Harvester looks fantastic

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  35. Ernie the Fire Engine

    @claireishoop

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  36. Following with GFC as sarah Martin

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  37. I'm sure my daughter would absolutely love them all if she had her way but I must say I like Harry Copter's Animal Rescue

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  38. How cool!!

    Elizabeth Tierney

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  39. looks a great prize

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  40. Harvey Harvester is my favourite!!! :)

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  41. Casey Camper Van is cute!
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    @OoserzoO

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  42. I like Ryans Road Trip

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  43. ernie the fire engine is our fave

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  44. Pippas Princess Carriage

    Jacqui Odell
    jacqulynodell@gmail.com

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  45. Very cute giveaway, thanks!
    following via GFC joanne gentry jojlem4@gmail.com

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  46. Awesome Competition!
    elizebotha007@gmail.com

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  48. the police car is mine and my sons favourite.

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  49. I think my girls would love Dexter the Digger :) @pipersky1

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  50. Great competition - thank you!
    Alyson Chapman
    alychapman@aol.com
    @alychapman

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  51. My son is 23 months and we've yet to try WOW toys but we'd love to as they look fab!

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  52. we have lots of favorates my son wants fireboat felex next @jessws2011

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  53. Penny's Pooch n' Ride - because my daughter is called Penny and she loves anything to do with animals!

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  54. all are cute but probably ryans road trip!

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  55. I love Ronnie Rocket ... so fab! x

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  56. The Activity Table! Brilliant!

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  57. I really like Roll It Riley

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  58. I love dexter the digger.
    I showed my little boy and he picked out "Dudley dump truck" He said tractor! xx

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  59. I love Lunar Lenny! He is SUPERCOOL and my little Oscar and Samson both agree!!!! :-)

    Laura Williams
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  60. I'm following on GFC as Shelley Jessup

    My email is jessupshelley@yahoo.com

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  61. My favorite wow toy is Floras fairy garden as its so adorable!

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  62. Love the bath toys http://www.wowtoys.com/toys/the-wet-n-wobblies/

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  63. jess n jakes playground!

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  64. I love the whole construction range, but I think my son would also enjoy the Robin’s Medical Rescue and Firefighter trucks :)

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  65. Following on gfc as Keri Jones
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  66. I really like Robins medical Rescue. Think my son would love them all!

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  67. Think my daughter would like Tillys Take Off or Poppys Pony Adventure. Whilst my little man would like Ryans Road Trip or Stanley Street Sweeper! And off course the fab prize xx

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  68. Harvey Harvester is soooo cute!!

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  69. I love the Princess Carriage - It is lovely

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  70. follow on GFC Italian Cutie
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  71. My grandson would LOVE Fire Buggy Bertie!!

    jofo120 at yahoo dot com

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  72. Following on GFC as Happy Homebird (greendragonfly@hotmail.co.uk)

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  73. Harry Copter’s Animal Rescue

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  75. Great competition! Danny’s Diving Adventure looks like a great toy!

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  76. Harry Copters Animal Rescue is very cute, my son loves animals jatkinson031990@gmail.com

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  77. We love Robbie Racer
    Following via gfc - nicola reynolds

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  78. I love Mario’s Pizzeria...Too cute!

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  79. I love the look of Pippa's Princess Carriage

    http://www.wowtoys.com/toys/pippa-s-princess-carriage/

    @caro_mad

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  80. Police Chase Charlie! It's sooo sweet and detailed x

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  81. Rosie’s Royal Ride

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  82. Following on GFC as Josie Coltman (hippy_chick42@hotmail.com)

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  83. following on GFC as Sheila Reeves
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  84. Lots of great toys over there, my favourite is Bumpety Bump Bernie

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  85. What a fantastic prize, my little boy would love that!
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  86. I love Flora’s Fairy Garden - what little girl wouldnt love that! xoxo tinkertink2010(@)virginmedia.com

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  87. love Pippa's carriage :

    http://www.wowtoys.com/toys/pippa-s-princess-carriage/

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  88. Bella Butterfly bath toys

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  89. Robins Medical Rescue
    Diane Carey dianecarey6@hotmail.com

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  90. http://www.wowtoys.com/toys/pippa-s-princess-carriage/

    wish these toys were about when I was little

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  91. dudley dumper truck is my fave my son would love it

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  92. the princess carriage

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  93. Following on GFC
    hannahlucypickard at hotmail dot co dot uk

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  94. ernie the fire engine :)

    following on gfc as nicj08

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  95. Mix ‘n’ Fix Mike for my little tyke

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  96. Love WOW toys, I love Dudley Dump truck. @susankmann

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  97. rachael jones mann13 November 2012 at 15:21

    fireboat felix

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  98. Jess 'n' Jake's Playground looks great fun!

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  99. Ryan's road trip

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  100. Pippa's Princess Carriage - lovely

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  101. lindsaychadburn23@hotmail.co.uk14 November 2012 at 17:25

    pippas princess carriage

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  102. Pippa's Princess Carriage - it's gorgeous!

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  103. christina Michael14 November 2012 at 18:47

    Fireboat Felix

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  104. robins medical rescue is my fav

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  105. http://www.wowtoys.com/toys/wow-toys-play-table/ I love this activity table.

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  106. Love WOW toys. Fireboat Felix looks great fun x

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  107. Love these toys, following with Phyllis Ellett on GFC

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  108. Just love the Pippa’s Princess Carriage

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  109. I love the Pippas princess carriage

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  110. I think Dexter the Digger is great.

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  111. Ryans Road Trip

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  112. I like the horse and horsebox!

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  113. we like Cupcake Chloe following on gfc as samantha_ripley
    (samantha_ripley @ hotmail.co. uk)

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  114. I would love this for my little granddaughter Chloe,

    http://www.wowtoys.com/toys/cupcake-chloe-v3/

    judy2357

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  115. dexter-the-digger is fab! @cluckyhen0

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  116. my daughter loves pippas princess carriage

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