15 Pictures That Prove Elf On The Shelf Is Actually Creepy As Hell

Better sleep with your eyes open.

08/12/2016 11:54 GMT

You might appreciate that he keeps your kids in check for the next 24 days, but all sensible adults know that the elf on the shelf is actually totally creepy.

Those little beady eyes and the smug ‘know-it-all’ smile, we’re convinced he’s actually just here to steal our souls. 

In fact we’re already counting down the days till we can send him back to Father Christmas in the North Pole.