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Are kids' toys getting too sexy?

March 8, 2011 at 6:00 AM ET

Tinkerbell, Rainbow Brite, even Trolls dolls... some classic childhood icons have been getting sexy makeovers. The smiling, chubby faces you remember from your youth now come with pouty lips, flirty eyes, hourglass figures, long legs and short skirts.

Check out this gallery for before-and-after comparisons. (But prepare for nostalgia shock: They even made over Candy Land!)

Is it too much? Some psychologists say toys that look stereotypically "sexy" set a bad example for kids, especially young girls. But clearly, parents are buying them. Do you think kids' toys are getting too sexy?

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