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Meet-and-Greets with Captain Barnacles of The Octonauts Sept. 24-25

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                  CONTACT: Dave Sigworth
Sept. 6, 2016                                                          (203) 852-0700, ext. 2232  
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NORWALK, CT – Silvergate Media, a highly creative TV production and licensing company that develops world-class children’s brands, and The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk invite area children to meet Captain Barnacles of the Octonauts™ Sept. 24 & 25.

The brave polar bear will be at The Maritime Aquarium for special half-hour “meet and greet” sessions at 11 a.m., noon and 2 & 3 p.m.

Bring your camera, as Captain Barnacles will pose with children and families for photos.

The Octonauts are a dynamic team of underwater heroes who explore the ocean in search of adventure and fun! From their undersea “Octopod” base, the crew embarks on exciting missions to explore the deep sea, rescue amazing creatures and protect our oceans! Explore! Rescue! Protect!

First broadcast on CBeebies in the UK in October 2010, Octonauts is now aired across the world on Disney Jr. (USA), ABC (Australia), TF1 (France) and Super RTL (Germany), to name a few. Based on the original books by Meomi, Octonauts is animated by Brown Bag Films and continues to go from strength to strength as a unique and exciting global pre-school brand. For more information about the Octonauts, please visit

Captain Barnacles’ appearance is free with Maritime Aquarium admission: $22.95 for adults and $15.95 for children 3-12. Children under 3 are free.

Learn more about special events, exhibits, programs, study cruises and IMAX® movies this fall at

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