25 best baby dolls reviewed: from interactive to nice and soft

by Joost Nusselder | Updated on:  August 8

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So many kids love to play with dolls! They love to mimic their parents and take care of baby doll, take them for walks and feed them.

There are many different dolls in circulation and it is difficult to know what is for sale. That's why I've put together this guide to the best baby doll toys for your kid.

I've reviewed all the top baby doll brands so you don't have to! This list contains information about each toy that will help you make an informed decision when buying one for your little girl or boy.

The 25 cutest baby dolls reviewed

The overall best doll is this Zapf creation Baby Annabell. I think it's hard to go into a house with a girl who hasn't had baby Annabell or seen her. Very nice with accessories to care for and just decent quality.

But there are more, different types of babies and for different budgets. Let's take a quick look at them, then I'll dig deeper into each of these choices:

Model baby dollImages
Overall best baby doll: Zapf creation Baby AnnabellOverall best baby doll: Baby Annabell

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Best Lifelike Baby Doll: RebornBest Lifelike Baby Doll: Reborn

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Best Baby Doll With Her: Paola ReinaBest baby doll with her: Paola Reina

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Best Cheap Soft Body Baby Doll: Nenuco softBest baby doll with soft body: Doll Nenuco soft

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Best baby doll with bath: JC Toys with bathtubBest Baby Doll with Bathtub: JC Toys with Bathtub

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Best Brown Baby Doll: Berjuan Newborn AfricanBest brown baby doll: Berjuan Newborn African

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Best large baby doll 62 cm: Berbesa 80341Best large baby doll 62 cm: Berbesa

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Best baby doll with pacifier: Bayer Piccolina Magic Teardrop EyesBest baby doll with teat: Bayer Piccolina Magic Teardrop Eyes

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Dear Lissi baby doll: Talking AngelinaBest Lissi Baby Doll: Talking Angelina

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Baby doll with best care set: Toyrific Snuggles toilet dollBaby doll with best care set: Toyrific Snuggles bath time Suzy

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Best Baby Doll With Pee: Corolle Emma Drink & WetBest baby doll with pee: Corolle Emma Drink & Wet

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Best Baby Doll With Talking: Bayer My First WordsBest baby doll with talk: Bayer My First Words

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Best Interactive Baby Doll With Sound: Baby aliveBest Interactive Baby Doll with Sound: Baby Alive

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Best baby doll with crib for bed: Nenuco Sleep with meBest baby doll with cradle for bed: Nenuco

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Best Baby Doll with Fabric Body: JC Toys Berenguer soft bodyBest baby doll with a fabric body: JC Toys Berenguer soft body

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Best Baby Doll With Sleep Eyes: Baby Born Soft TouchBest baby doll with sleep eyes: Baby Born Soft Touch

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Best baby dolls rated

Overall best baby doll: Zapf Creation Baby Annabell

Overall best baby doll: Baby Annabell

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Hello beautiful Baby Annabell, you look so sweet!

Annabell is like a real baby; She reacts when your little one touches her and she can actually cry. As a comfort, giving her the pacifier helps.

If your child Annabell rocks back and forth in her bed, her eyes will close. She even snores a little! After the nap, your little her can give the bottle, she loves that.

The cute Annabell can drink, cry and sleep too. Your little one can take great care of her! The doll comes with pink accessories such as a bib and bottle and is suitable for children from three years.

She drinks just like a real baby. When you stroke Baby Annabell's cheek, she will make noises. Annabell can actually urinate.

This doll stimulates the development of a sense of responsibility and empathy in your little one. Annabell comes with accessories such as a romper, a pacifier and a medallion.

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Best Lifelike Baby Doll: Reborn

Best Lifelike Baby Doll: Reborn

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The Reborn baby doll is a great doll! As if you were looking at a real newborn baby. Mainly due to the realistic size of the doll, the face is also beautiful and hand painted.

The doll stimulates children to take care of her in a playful way. The high-quality materials are carefully chosen, environmentally friendly and without toxic substances.

This beautiful baby comes with cute clothes. The head, arms and legs feel 'real' and the cotton body also feels wonderfully soft.

Ideal as a gift for your child but also as a collector's item for doll collectors!

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Reborn vs Baby Annabell

The Reborn baby doll is clearly aimed at a different market. Where Annabell is mainly made to be cute and really a toy, the Reborn is mainly aimed at appearing lifelike.

Reborn is also a lot more expensive than Annabell, and the high playability factor makes the Zapf Creations doll my favorite for most families.

If your child is a bit tired of toy dolls and more on their way to caring, or even saving and displaying, then Reborn may be the perfect option.

Best baby doll with her: Paola Reina

Best baby doll with her: Paola Reina

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The cheerful Paola Reina dolls with hair smell very good! Like all Paola Reina dolls, this one also smells of vanilla. They come in many varieties such as with beautiful brown, Asian eyes and jet black hair.

Your little one will immediately love them! It is a cute, but also safe doll; The “Made 100% in Spain” certification guarantees compliance with the strictest European regulations.

This doll is suitable for kids from three years, because it doesn't hurt if your little one puts the doll in the mouth! A great doll!

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Best Cheap Soft Body Baby Doll: Nenuco Soft

Best baby doll with soft body: Doll Nenuco soft

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This nice Pop Nenuco soft with 3 functions pink 25 cm can talk! If your child presses on the hands of this only doll, she will have a nice chat. The doll has a soft body and wears a trendy pink outfit with dots.

Suitable for children from the age of four.

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Cheap baby doll Nenuco soft vs Baby Annabell

I understand that a more expensive doll like Baby Annabell may not be for everyone, which is why I also put this budget baby doll from Nenuco on the list.

Baby Annabell is just over 43 cm tall and has all the hallmarks of a real baby. Along with mouth movements, she makes realistic sounds like “ba-ba” or howling when her pacifier falls out. Nenuco also has the latter, but that is the only sound function.

Nenuco is also 30cm tall, although your child may not care at all.

Best Baby Doll with Bathtub: JC Toys with Bathtub

Best Baby Doll with Bathtub: JC Toys with Bathtub

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Let your little one take a nice bath with this cute Falca baby doll Mini Baby with bathtub 28 cm pink doll! After bathing, the doll has a light blue bathrobe to put on.

Your child will experience a lot of splashing fun with this new friend. The doll is 28 centimeters and suitable for children from three years.

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Best brown baby doll: Berjuan Newborn African

Best brown baby doll: Berjuan Newborn African

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This unique African Berjuan baby doll Newborn girl doll would like to become your best friend! She has a beautiful, medium skin tone and beautiful brown eyes.

Her pink romper makes it complete. Your child will immediately love this doll! The length of the doll is thirty centimeters and the doll is suitable for toddlers from the age of four.

A very nice doll for a not too high price; Recommended!

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Best large baby doll 62 cm: Berbesa

Best large baby doll 62 cm: Berbesa

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The Berbesa large doll sweetly 62 cm 8034 doll is very large! The size of a real baby. She has a soft body and beautiful blonde tails with bows.

The doll has a teat in her mouth and if your little one removes it she will cry. Her pink dress has a heart print and she has elegant shoes with lace.

The white cardigan with a bear on it and her scarf with pompoms finish it off.

The doll is not suitable for kids under 3 years old and works on batteries.

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Best baby doll with teat: Bayer Piccolina Magic Teardrop Eyes

Best baby doll with teat: Bayer Piccolina Magic Teardrop Eyes

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Give your child a new boyfriend. This Bayer baby doll Piccolina Real Tears purple 46 cm 13-piece can really cry! When your little one gives the baby doll the bottle, this Piccolina starts to laugh.

When she's drunk enough, she wants to burp. The doll has real tears running down her cheeks when she cries. Piccolina comes with, among other things, a bottle, a pacifier and a carrying bag, where your child can put all his things in.

Here's the video from Bayer:

The doll also has a beautiful purple velvet outfit. Piccolina works on batteries and is suitable for children from the age of three.

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Best Lissi Baby Doll: Talking Angelina

Best Lissi Baby Doll: Talking Angelina

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The beautiful Lissi Pop 24 Cm Deluxe With 8 Accessories and can make some sounds.

She comes with eight accessories such as a cuddly toy, a pacifier and a jacket. A super doll for your child, if older than three years.

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Baby doll with best care set: Toyrific Snuggles toilet doll

Baby doll with best care set: Toyrific Snuggles bath time Suzy

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The Snuggles baby doll bathtime Suzy 30 cm 7-piece pink comes with an extensive care set. Your little one can give her a bath and drink. After drinking, the doll can be put on the potty and she will pee.

The doll comes with clothes, a potty and a rubber duck and is suitable for children from three years and older.

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Best baby doll with pee: Corolle Emma Drink & Wet

Best baby doll with pee: Corolle Emma Drink & Wet

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Do a pee on the pot? No problem for this Corolle bath & water doll Emma wet drink bath baby doll 36cm doll! His name is Paul and is a great aid in potty training your child.

The bottle can be filled with water and after drinking Emma wets the jar by gently pushing her stomach!

The body of this doll is made of 100% harmless vinyl with a vanilla scent. Emma's clothes are easy to put on and take off. She closes her eyes when you put him on your back.

The set consists of doll, jar and bottle. Emma is suitable for toddlers from the age of three.

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Best baby doll with talk: Bayer My First Words

Best baby doll with talk: Bayer My First Words

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A talkative doll the Bayer My First Words Baby Doll. This baby doll from Bayer says her first words. She can also laugh, cry and make other noises.

She has a soft body, wears beautiful lilac clothes with matching soft shoes and a cap. Your child can give her the bottle or a pacifier!

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Best Interactive Baby Doll with Sound: Baby Alive

Best Interactive Baby Doll with Sound: Baby Alive

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The Star Squad has a video about it:

Very nice, the Baby Alive interactive baby doll. This beautiful looking baby doll cries real tears and can also laugh with the most lifelike expressions you will ever see in a doll.
 

Best baby doll with cradle for bed: Nenuco Sleep with me

Best baby doll with cradle for bed: Nenuco

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This sweet doll Nenuco 35 cm with bed - Baby doll sleeps in a crib that your little one can attach to her or his own bed! How nice is it for your child to fall asleep with the baby doll.

The doll sucks on her thumb or pacifier and also likes a bottle of milk. The doll can be covered with the blankets.

The included music mobile puts your little one to sleep. Suitable for children from two years old.

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Best baby doll with a fabric body: JC Toys Berenguer soft body

Best baby doll with a fabric body: JC Toys Berenguer soft body

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The Berenguer baby doll Newborn soft body is nice and soft all over its body!

A challenge for your little one to make the doll better again! JC Toys has even more versions of baby dolls with a fabric body in many of these different versions.

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Best baby doll with sleep eyes: Baby Born Soft Touch

Best baby doll with sleep eyes: Baby Born Soft Touch

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This Baby Born Soft Touch can really sleep with your eyes closed! Baby born now feels even softer than before, great for your child to cuddle with.

The arms are even more mobile, so that dressing and undressing is easier. When she is sad, she cries real tears when your child presses the soft upper body.

She can pee on the potty and she even does a big errand with the push of a button! As soon as she is tired, she closes her beautiful blue eyes.

The doll comes with a pink romper and a hat with cute ears. A birth certificate and a friendship bracelet are also included!

Playing with this Baby born stimulates responsibility and empathy.

No batteries are required. A super nice doll!

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What's so good about playing with dolls?

By playing with a doll, a child can act out gripping events in its own way and then process them. If your child is startled by something, he or she can act out the situation with a doll.

Your child learns to put things into perspective by telling the doll about the unpleasant experience and reassuring them. Furthermore, your little one also learns to take care of the doll, the doll sometimes wants to eat, sleep or pee and needs help with that!

Conclusion

You have read which cool baby dolls are all available for your child! If he or she likes to walk with the doll, it is nice to have a buggy with you.

Does your child like to play mother? Then it is probably a good idea to buy a doll with a care set.

If your child likes dressing and undressing the doll, it may be good to buy a doll with an additional clothing set.

You will probably figure it out now, good luck making your choice!

Always something to do for the holidays or rainy day?

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Joost Nusselder, the founder of Speelkeuze.nl is a content marketer, father and loves trying out new toys. As a child, he came into contact with everything around games when his mother started the Tin Soldier in Ede. Since 2016, he and his team have been creating helpful blog articles to help loyal readers with fun play ideas.