If you’ve not had the pleasure of meeting Rastamouse yet, he’s a new crime-fighting mouse (like we need another one of those, eh? Eh?) who has his own series on Cbeebies, starting this week. Here’s the official blurb on what he’s about, from Cbeebies themselves:
Stop-motion series featuring Rastamouse, Scratchy and Zoomer, crime-fighting special agents who solve mysteries and play in a reggae band.
I’ve been mulling it over for a few days now, and my opinion of Rastamouse (or should I say, what little of it I’ve seen so far) has gone through several evolutions… I’m not sure I’ve even formulated my overall opinion yet, but a few things struck me that I thought I’d share – mainly because I’m keen to hear other people’s opinions on it too: