CHILDREN in Reading have the opportunity to land their dream job and become a toy tester.

Leading German battery brand, VARTA, is looking for children in Reading that love playing with toys and aren’t afraid to make their opinions known to become official toy testers.

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This job of a lifetime will give the lucky winners exclusive access to the coolest, must-have toys of Christmas 2019, including Boppi The Booty Shakin Llama, Artie 3000 and Walking Buzz Lightyear.

As one of VARTA’s 2019 toy testers, children will be invited to an exclusive event, where they will put the most anticipated toys of 2019 to the test, and will be able to take away their favourite toy once the judging is complete.

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The mini toy critics will test and rank their favourite toys, forming a roundup of the top 10 best gifts for Christmas 2019 as chosen by children, for children.

Mona Chan, Trade Marketing Manager at VARTA, said: “Becoming a toy tester is a dream job for many children, and no-one is better placed to judge this year’s best toys than children themselves.

“We’re calling any youngsters that are outspoken, enthusiastic and love playing with toys to help their parents by composing a list of the gifts they need to buy this Christmas.”

Parents that would like to apply on behalf of their kids should visit the VARTA Consumer Batteries Facebook page @VARTA.BatteriesUK or click here and comment on the application post.

Applications are open until Wednesday October 30.