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Every year, come fall, there's a toy that captures the hearts of so many kids (and/or adults) that it incites a consumer frenzy. This year, that toy will probably be Pleo, an animatronic dinosaur from the guy who created the Furby. It's much more sophisticated than a Tickle-Me Elmo or a Tamagotchi, with operating system software that enables it to change and evolve as you interact with it. Watch the video and try to figure out if it's really cute or really freaking creepy. It retails for $350 and is now available for pre-order.
· Ugobe/Pleo [Official Site]