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Monday, June 30 2014 19:42

Review: Wild Walls CARS Lightning Speed Grand Prix Wall Lights...

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We have a few different products from Uncle Milton here at Rock Father HQ (like this cool one), and one of the more recent arrivals is currently hanging in Little Finley's bedroom. The Wild Walls Lightning Speed Grand Prix is a "light and sound experience" that features Lightning McQueen, Tow Mater, Francesco Bernoulli and other characters from the Disney•Pixar film, CARS 2. As car-fixated as my youngest daughter is, you'd figure she'd like this one, and she does... but my wife's not a fan.

The Wild Walls series is a simple concept that kids dig. Peel-and-stick decals featuring a variety of licensed characters (and some "generic" animals and scenes), each affixed to a wall and illuminated from below by a small, battery-powered unit that offers a combination of lights & sound or light-only. See how it looks in Finn's room in the Instagram video below...

The light can spread up to 20 square feet, and for kids it is some simple fun. My wife points out that "it's not a relaxing night-light," and both of us concede that Uncle Milton's Wall Friends line (reviewed here) is a much better buy. Still, if you have a little CARS fan at home, this one might be a welcome addition to the bedroom decor.

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Uncle Milton has a ton of really cool and unique children's toys and lighting accents, and later this summer - Disney's FROZEN enters the mix. Check out http://unclemilton.com/ to learn more.

The Lightning McQueen Wild Walls is available now from my affiliate, TARGET.
James Zahn

About James: A work-from-home Dad with a pair of daughters (Released in 2009 and 2012) - James Zahn is THE ROCK FATHER™. 

Bringing over two decades of experience in the entertainment industry into the family realm, Zahn is an Illinois-based Entertainment Writer, Media Personality, Commentator, Adventurer and Raconteur. 

He is a member of The Toy Insider Parent Advisory Board, a writer for the Netflix #StreamTeam, and serves as a Brand Ambassador and spokesperson for several Globally-recognized pop culture and lifestyle brands in addition to consulting for a number of toy manufacturers.

Creatively, James has directed/edited music videos, lyric videos, and album trailers for bands such as FEAR FACTORY, has appeared as an actor in feature films and commercials, written comic books, and performed in bands. He currently serves as an artist manager and video director for Napalm Records' PRODUCT OF HATE.

James and/or his work have been featured in/on CNN, NBC, G4, The Chicago Tribune, Blogcritics, Fangoria, Starlog, The River Cities' Reader. Slowfish, Oil, and more. He's appeared as a music expert on CNN's AC360, has been quoted in BusinessWire, CNN and Babble, in addition to making appearances on ABC News, WGN and more. In the past he served as a writer for  Fandango Family and PBS KIDS, penned articles for Sprout, and was a contributor to Chicago Parent.

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