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Move over, Hatchimals: Retailers gear up for Fingerling fever

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Retailers are gearing up for Fingerling fever ahead of the holiday season. 

Since it launched in August, shoppers have been going bananas for the robot monkey toy.

Made by WowWee, Fingerlings come in four colors, sings songs and attach to your finger (hence the name Fingerling).

According to Business Insider, Fingerlings are already in high demand, similar to the hype Hatchimals created last year. 

The toy has earned a spot on the major retailers' list of hot toys from Amazon, Target, Toys R Us, and Walmart, and is already sold out on most of the stores' websites. 

Looking to get your hands on the $15 toy? It's available on several third party sites, but you'll have to pay %100 markup or more. 

Retailers are still getting shipments, but buyers beware: most are stilling Fingerlings as fast as they're getting them, though they are optimistic to meet demand for the holiday season. 

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