Octonauts Edinburgh Festival Theatre 2015




For anyone unfamiliar with the Octonauts, they are the underwater stars of BBC children's channel CBeebies. This science fiction themed animated series is based on American-Canadian children's books written by Vicki Wong and Michael C. Murphy.

Woop, woop, woop, family fun alert!

The Octonauts have expanded out of our television screens and are now live on-stage at The King's Theatre.

Get ready to embark on an exciting new mission at a theatre near you. Explore new places, rescue a blobfish in trouble, protect Barnacles and his crew. If you're interested in adventure, mystery, intrigue then this is the show for you. Even better than sitting at home enjoying an episode of the Octonauts is experiencing the real thing, you'll feel part of the action as you dive into your role as octocadet and use your skills to help drive the GUP-X to safety. The audience interaction, impressive effects, (deep down in the midnight zone in particular) cliffhanger break time as well as the catchy songs will keep you transfixed and laughing throughout. With just the right mix of drama and comedy there's something for everyone - whether you're 5 or 45 this show won't disappoint. You might even be promoted to a fully fledged octonaut so what's stopping you mateys, book those tickets, let the voyage begin.

Review by Junior reporter Earl and his co-pilot for today Donald


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