From a media release:
This July, TVO and Sinking Ship Entertainment have joined with Cineplex Entertainment to bringÂ Odd Squad: The MovieÂ to theatres acrossÂ Canada. A live-action educational series,Â Odd SquadÂ features kid agents who solve math-related mysteries CSI-style. This is the first film for the award-winning series, designed to help kids aged 5 to 8 build their math, problem-solving, and STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) skills.
Odd Squad: The MovieÂ jumps off from the Season 1 finale, with agents Olive and Otto joining forces to defeat Odd Todd, a former agent turned villain. When the two leave to run their own squad, two new agents,Â OlympiaÂ and Otis, take their place. In the movie,Â OlympiaÂ and Otis are rivaled by a group of grown-ups, Weird Team, who are led by Weird Tom, played byÂ 30 Rock’sÂ Jack McBrayer. Armed with their wits, math abilities, and problem-solving skills,Â OlympiaÂ and Otis devise a plan to take back what’s theirs.
Odd Squad: The MovieÂ will play inÂ 90 theatres acrossÂ CanadaÂ onÂ Saturday, July 16Â atÂ 11 amÂ and is part of Cineplex’s Family Favourites program. Tickets are available atÂ cineplex.com.
Leading up to the film’s release,Â Odd Squad: Season 2 premieres on TVO beginning onÂ Tuesday, June 21Â atÂ 4:55 pm. Season 2 features more creatures, gadgets, and odd occurrences to investigate, and agentsÂ OlympiaÂ and Otis, who are ready to solve the case. With math concepts embedded in each of their assignments, the agents problem-solve together and use their STEAM skills to set things right. Throughout the summer, episodes ofÂ Odd Squad: Season 2 will air on Tuesdays and Thursdays atÂ 4:55 pmÂ and repeat Saturdays and Sundays atÂ 9:15 am.Â Odd Squad: Season 2 will also be available onÂ tvokids.comÂ and on TVOKids’Â YouTubeÂ channel.
The release ofÂ Odd Squad: The MovieÂ andÂ Odd Squad: Season 2 are part of TVOKids’ Summer of Odd. Kids can stay entertained while learning throughout the summer months, with new episodes of popular children’s series airing in new time slots. TVOKids’Â full summer scheduleÂ is available onÂ tvokids.com.
Odd SquadÂ is produced by Sinking Ship Entertainment in association with TVO.