Tuesday August 19, 2014

If you’re looking for a great show to help you and your little ones get ready to start kindergarten, tune in to "Hi Opie!" It’s TVO’s new preschool series that features Opie, a five-year-old puppet character who is starting school for the first time. He meets friends and learns lessons, developing the essential skills needed to build his confidence for the kindergarten classroom.

"Hi Opie!" provides kids with the skills they need to make a successful transition into school for the first time,” says Pat Ellingson, Creative Head of Children’s & Parents’ Media, TVO. “As Opie explores and reaches new goals, he helps role-model the ways in which children can excel in kindergarten and throughout school.”

Kids can get a sneak peek of "Hi Opie!" episodes on tvokids.com from August 18–22 and on broadcast on August 25 at 7am and 12pm and August 29 at 7am.  The series premieres on Monday, September 1 on TVO, and airs daily Monday to Friday at 10:30am and 1:15pm.