Australian Council on Children and the Media

Penguins of Madagascar

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8-13
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What’s it about?

Penguins of Madagascar is about four penguin spies named Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private. One day they discover that their friend Dave the Octopus has been kidnapping penguins and is planning to turn them all into monsters. Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private must work together with The North Wind, who is another spy organization, to save the penguins and defeat Dave.

What to look out for

  • The penguins and The North Wind use guns and bombs to attack Dave
  • Dave the Octopus is evil and may be scary. His evil lair shows hundreds of trapped penguins, who look very scared.
  • The leopards seals have sharp pointy teeth and they try to eat the penguins

Moral of the Story

The message of this story is that looks do not matter, it is what you do that counts.

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