Animation, Children's & Youth
Year of Production: 2017
Ollie! The Boy Who Became What He Ate is an 11-minute animated comedy for 3 to 6 year olds, about a very picky eater named Ollie, who, when finally gives in and tries new food, POP! becomes what he eats, and gains that food’s superpower!
Ollie is a 6-year-old with a massive imagination, often lost in his own world - flipping, sliding, climbing and rocket-blasting through the house, practicing at being the master of all things. But even masters need to stop and refuel. When meals or snack time interrupt Ollie’s play, he finds himself confronted with the real challenge of childhood; trying new food. To escape his predicament, Ollie uses his magic spoon to transport himself, along with his sister Poppy, and her stuffy Nummy, to a food planet filled with adventure and the very food Ollie stuck his spoon into.
But life on the food planet is much more dangerous and exciting than life on Earth, populated by strange little creatures, called Nummlings. There, Ollie finds himself in outrageous, hilarious and impossible situations, which he can only survive and outwit by…. you guessed it… EATING the food at hand and gaining its superpowers.
Each action packed episode of Ollie! The Boy Who Became What He Ate promotes the trying of new and healthy foods. Every meal is an adventure, as the spunky and spirited Ollie becomes what he eats, saving the day with the wacky oddball superpowers he’s received from the new food he’s tried.
PRODUCTION COMPANY: Radical Sheep Productions