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Pupils animated by art competition

Some 300 schools are being offered the chance to create artwork used in an animated series, Olive the Ostrich, to be broadcast on cable channel Nick Jr later this year. Animation studio Blue Zoo wrote to the schools after taking advice from The Prince's Foundation for Children amp; the Arts, which suggested areas that have a lack of funding for creative subjects. Out of the 300 schools, 46 will be chosen as 'content creators' for one episode each.

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