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Monday, October 24, 2011

Disney Junior commissions new ''animation Western'' preschool show entitled Oki's Oasis featuring Mandy Moore.


Disney Junior (DStv 309) has commissioned an ''animation Western'' show entitled Oki's Oasis aimed at preschool children which will start on Disney Junior from 2013 and which will feature the voice of Mandy Moore.

Oki's Oasis will be produced by Wildbrain Entertainment and will start from 2012 on Disney Junior TV channels worldwide as well as Disney Junior programming blocks. Oki will be voiced by Mandy Moore a sheriff cat who has to keep her Wild West town safe from evildoers in the episodes which will be 11 minutes long each.

''Oki's Oasis uses the legend of the Old West to impart social skills and lessons for young kids about being a good friend and neighbour," says Nancy Kanter, senior vice president of original programming and general manager of Disney Junior Worldwide.