10/06/2016

Puffin Rock - New Episode!

Narrated by Irish actor and comedian, Chris O’Dowd, PUFFIN ROCK launched last year to an overwhelmingly positive response gaining legions of fans and winning Best New Preschool Series and Best Animated Preschool Series at the Kidscreen Awards in February this year.

The new series of PUFFIN ROCK continues to follow the adventures of puffling Oona, the heroine of the show, and her brother, Baba as they discover the delights of the wild Irish island on which they live.
 

Puffin Rock is a multi-platform pre-school brand co-owned by Penguin Random House Children's, Cartoon Saloon Ltd and Dog Ears Ltd. The Puffin Rock animated TV series first broadcast in Ireland on RT√Čjr in January 2015. The first series launched in the UK on Nick Jr in May 2015. Puffin Rock stars 12 year old Kate McCafferty from Derry as the voice of Oona, who also sings the theme song for the series. It follows the funny adventures of a family of puffins who live on a beautiful Irish island. Lead character, Oona, is a smart young puffling, eager to learn and explore. She shares her escapades on Puffin Rock, with her sweet little brother, Baba, and all their friends. The show is a charming mix of natural history facts, pre-school learning, relationship dynamics and humour. Puffin Rock is produced with the support of Northern Ireland Screen, Irish Film Board and European Media Fund. 

The first episode of Season 2 aired at 3.10pm Monday 6th June, which the monkeys watched after school thanks to Sky+ A sweet episode based at night time where Oona and Baba get woken by a funny noise. They and their parents discover it's a frog that is lost. The episode see them guiding the frog back to the pond so that he can get home and Oona sings a tune. "Froggy froggy froggy you're not on your own. Froggy froggy froggy puffins will guide you home". A catchy tune that gets them to the pond and sees the frog being reunited with his family! Lovely story.
If you missed it you can see the season 2 trailer here!





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