Kazoops – a new animated series coming to CBeebies

One of the perks of blogging is that my boys get very spoilt with being invited to special events. Over the weekend, we headed into London to see a very special screening of Kazoops a new animated series that is soon to be aired on CBeebies.

Kazoops follows the adventures of a 6-year-old boy called Monty and his best friend Jimmy Jones the family pet pig.

Together they challenge preconceptions about life and they show us that it’s ok to question the world around us and encourage children to see things differently.

On arrival to the event, we had our photo taken with Monty and Jimmy Jones before being led into a room with some activities for the children.

Mr H and I were very grateful for the various breakfast sandwiches and pastries available as well as some much-needed tea and coffee (it was an early start to the weekend for us!)

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Whilst we were stuffing our faces the boys got stuck in with colouring and even attempted to create their own version of Jimmy Jones from plasticine.

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E had fun matching odd socks and but before we knew it, it was time to grab some popcorn and settle down to watch three episodes of the show.

The boys were engrossed from start to finish and when I asked them what they really enjoyed about the show they said they liked Jimmy Jones!

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I was impressed with the animation which was bright and colourful – perfect for capturing children’s attention. Each episode has a “just imagine…” section in the format of a catchy song and there were lots of funny moments too which made me laugh out loud.

E has already asked me if it’s on TV yet so I think Kazoops is onto a winner!

The first episode of Kazoops will be on CBeebies at 4.20pm on Monday 20th June – be sure to tune in!

Kazoops: Dad, Jimmy Jones and Monty

You can find more information about the series by visiting their Website, Twitter and Facebook pages.

*We were invited to a VIP screening of Kazoops and reimbursed for travel in exchange for this post

59 Comments

  1. Looks like a fun event. Sadly for my kids (but not my sanity!) we don’t have live TV but maybe in five years it’ll come on to netflix 😉 #KCACOLS

  2. This sounds like a fab series! I’m not sure we will get to see it as Hayden comes home from school with his TV demands, but I will definitely try get the boys to watch something new! The event sounds fab! #KCACOLS xx

  3. This show sounds so cute from the teasers I’ve seen. I have a feeling it’s going to be a winner with my boys too! #KCAOLS

  4. Looks like you had a really great day out! And we’ll keep an eye out for Kazoops, it looks like a fun programme! x #KCACOLS

  5. This looks cute, i expect my two boys would like it – we’ll check it out on iPlayer! 🙂 #KCACOLS

  6. This looks great fun. Hope that’s not a Jimmy Jones bacon sandwich though! #KCACOLS

  7. It looks like a fab series. I love the cupcakes. #KCACOLS.

  8. Looks like a great event, and I think my kids will love it! I have to admit we have CBeebies on a lot (bad mummy) so will be sure to watch x # KCACOLS

  9. Ohh this sounds like something my boy would love, we normally put the tv around 4pm so this is perfect. The event sounds amazing, I’d love the opportunity to take my boy to something like this one day.xx #KCACOLS

  10. Aw, it looks like a great event. I really like the concept of the show too – asking questions might drive me mad, but they’re such an important thing for kids to do! #KCACOLS

  11. Wow that is awesome you get to go to these types of events with your children. How exciting. Thank you for sharing with us, I love the photos! Now I want cupcakes….lol #KCACOLS

  12. A lovely introduction to the new series. Sounds like a fun one #KCACOLS

  13. Ok – this wins hand down just because it’s got a pig in it! Granted my kids are gonna re-name him Reuben (do you get it get it? heheh)
    I think it looks like a really fun series so will def. turn the telly on when it’s premiering! 😀

    #KCACOLS

  14. Your family is beautiful!! I hope my blog can be as successful as yours is so maybe one day my little boy could do something like this! Ill have to watch out for when this show starts!! #KCACOLS

  15. This looks fab! And what a great experience for your boys! We will tune in tomorrow! #KCACOLS

  16. Josh isn’t really watching TV just yet but I am sure this would be a winner when he is a bit older xx #KCACOLS

  17. Not sure if I’ve commented on this before but still looking forward to being spared from endless reruns of Mr Tumble and Let’s Play!! #KCACOLS

  18. Oh bless, they look like they really enjoyed it! And I love the piggie cakes!
    My little one is only 6 months old at the moment so I am trying to put off kids tv for as long as possible, ha ha.
    #KCACOLS

  19. This looks a great launch and looks a good day…definitely need the coffee!! #kcacols

  20. What a great thing to be invited to, the kids look like they really enjoyed themselves. I’m sure once my kids watch this it will be on all the time #KCACOLS

  21. Squirmy Popple

    Looks like a fun event! I don’t let me daughter watch too much TV because she’s only one, but a few minutes of a decent kid’s show can buy me a few moments of silence! #KCACOLS

  22. I can imagine how fun the event must be!

    #KCACOLS

  23. sounds like a fab event and made even better by breaky sarnies for you hehe! #KCACOLS

  24. My daughter is going through an obsession with pigs at the moment and I don’t just mean peppa pig. So I’m sure she’d love kazoops (awesome word to say too!) Event looks like it was great fun!
    #KCACOLS

  25. Wow, what a brilliant event to go to. Your kids will be the envy of their friends having been to see it before its ‘live’. Love the piggy cakes too. It sounds like a good idea for a kids tv programme where they can question things, but being fun with a pig friend to. I wonder if the kids in my class at school will mention it after it comes on?
    Amanda. #kcacols

  26. Looks awesome! I bet Holly will love it!!

    Lx

    #KCACOLS

  27. Oh looks great and what a fab event! Looks like you had a lot of fun 🙂 #kcacols

  28. This looks like it was a fab day. My kids are a bit old for this type of thing now, nut they would have definitely watched when they were younger.

  29. Glad you all had a good time! #KCACOLS

  30. Looks like another good addition to childrens tv. Great that your boys get to experience these fun events. I’ll keep an eye out when it comes onto Cbeebies.

    mainy

    #KCACOLS

  31. I love the pic at the end – looks like a v cool show! My daughter is still at Baby TV stage but we have been told that she’ll be wanting to move onto CBeebies soon so this may be on our radar before long 😉 #KCACOLS

  32. This new show looks like a lot of fun. We’ll keep and eye out for it 🙂 #KCACOLS

  33. This sounds really cute – but then CBeebies never usually get it wrong! What a great event 🙂 #KCACOLS

  34. What a great event for you and the boys to go to! We’ve seen the ads for the Kazoops on CBeebies and my little one asks each time when it comes on whether she can watch it so we’re really excited about finally getting to watch it this week. Great review, sounds like a great new addition to CBeebies! Emily #KCACOLS

  35. Oh wow what a fab event! I haven’t seen any of these ads but it sounds great and I’m sure my kids will go crazy for it along with everything else on there!! Great review, thanks for sharing with #KCACOLS

  36. Wow I’m really impressed with the animation in Kazoops! It’s very realistic & so clear. Sounds like a fun show. How cool that you guys got to attend a VIP screening. It looks like the perfect kiddie day out. #KCACOLS

  37. Will look out for it, sounds good. My littles love a bit of CBeebies #KCACOLS

  38. laughing mum

    looked like a fun event! the series sounds like it will be a hit too… my girls are too old for this, but I occasionally have the nephew so I’ll keep a look out when he’s round 😉 #kcacols

  39. Cheryl @ ReimerandRuby

    Sounds like a great new show.. a lovely addition to my kids fave shows, just as well I’ve read this post today, I’ll try to tune in their first airing later. Beautiful photos too! #KCACOLS.

  40. The Tale of Mummyhood

    It looks and sounds like you all had great fun. Its always nice to be greeted with good food on an early start! I look forward to seeing the new series, I’m sure my eldest will love it!

    #KCACOLS

  41. Sounds great! The only thing Arthur really watches on CBEebies is Mr Tumble – he absolutely loves it! I don’t mind it as I think it is educational for him in terms of language skills incorporating signing and also gives an understanding about the different needs of different children. Will try this out and see what he thinks – although I suspect I’ll still be asked for mr ‘mamble’ instead lol! #KCACOLS

  42. This looks fun, I have never heard of it but I am sure it will be a hit in my household.X #kcacols

  43. i shall be adding it to my TIVO list immediately! #kcacols

  44. aww the perks of a blogger! How lovely for your boys! Gorgeous pictures too – hope it proves a success when it finally airs #KCACOLS

  45. This looks great! Any new series to throw into the mix is worth a go – shows I can tolerate are few and far between! Looking forward to catching it. Looks like a really fun event to attend too! #KCACOLS

  46. Looks like fun! 🙂 I will have to check if the series will be on Netflix! #KCACOLS

  47. Looks like a fab event and looks like something my girls would enjoy watching. #KCACOLS

  48. Lizzie firstooth

    What a sweet event! I will definitely be keeping my eye out for this. The pictures look really bright and colourful, something that’ll draw my kids attention x #kcacols

  49. We watched the first episode last night and it was fab, my daughter really enjoyed it – love the cupcakes! #KCACOLS

  50. The animation looks lovely. My kids are a bit too old for shows like this now but it really does look appealing for younger kids.#KCACOLS

  51. I also like the sound of Jimmy Jones! Having been a dedicated viewer to Cbeebies when my daughter was younger, I can see how exciting this is. What a lovely opportunity to be part of. I bet your kids couldn’t wait to see it on TV. #KCACOLS

  52. Great for your kids to get to attend something like this! and always great that theres some nice refreshments to get the adults through the day #kcacols

  53. Ooh this is one we haven’t seen yet, my daughter would love it though so we’ll keep an eye out for it x #kcacols

  54. Petite Pudding

    Looks like a great event – love those little pig cupcakes! Will have to see if the boy likes the new series, anything to get him off fireman sam for 20 minutes! #KCACOLS

  55. The Hippy Christian Mum

    Ooh I’ll keep an eye out for this, it looks like a good one. How exciting for your boys to get to do cool stuff like that! Great pics & pic layout too by the way. Thanks for the fab review 🙂 #KCACOLS

  56. Lovely photos and the programme looks good. I like the way it has been done. I’m sure it will be a hit. Alison x #KCACOLS

  57. Wow what a cool thing to be invited too! My little man would have loved this…looks like a programme perfect for a 5 year old boy and I really want to eat one of those piggy cakes!Fab post x #KCACOLS

  58. Mommy's Little Princesses

    Oh what a great event to attend. Kazoops sounds like a really captivating new cartoon. I’ll have to see if this is a series the girls will enjoy. Xx KCACOLS

  59. How lovely for your boys – and great it got the thumbs up from them #KCACOLS

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