Toy exploitation

Exploiting kids’ strange fascination with fighting and gore, toy manufacturer Mattel creates a monster.

Toy a whaling ship in shark’s clothing

An irate mother has bitten back at shops for selling a “shark ship” that encourages children to fire a plastic harpoon into the head of an oversized shark.

Louise Pearse saw the Mega Rig Shark Ship advertised in a Toyworld catalogue delivered to her home in Paraparaumu Beach over the weekend.
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