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Silvergate Media and Netflix launch Chico Bon Bon: Monkey with a Tool Belt

Published on: 11th May 2020

The pre-school animated series launched on Netflix last Friday. 

Silvergate Media has unveiled details of the global broadcast premiere of its new pre-school animated series Chico Bon Bon: Monkey with a Tool Belt, which had its debut on Netflix on 8th May.

Chico Bon Bon: Monkey with a Tool Belt is an animated action adventure comedy series for kids aged 3-6 years that hails from the creators of the globally successful pre-school show, Octonauts. 38 x 11’ episodes have been commissioned in addition to a 1 x 22’ special which will be available on the SVOD platform globally, led by the US.

The series follows the adventures of Chico Bon Bon and his Fix-It Force as they solve engineering problems for the mechanically challenged town of Blunderburg.Based on the best-selling book series by Chris Monroe, the show’s humourous story lines and comedy are underpinned by strong STEM themes that will both entertain and educate young audiences.

Silvergate is supporting the Netflix launch with a number of marketing initiatives including supplementary short form promotional content which will be available on its official YouTube channel and an educational outreach programme in partnership with Young Minds Inspired, targeting elementary schools across the US.

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