Apple TV+ announces family animated series 'Eva the Owlet' based on 'Owl Diaries' books

Apple Tv Plus Eva The Owlet
Apple Tv Plus Eva The Owlet (Image credit: Apple TV+)

What you need to know

  • Apple TV+ has announced a new animated series called Eva the Owlet.
  • The new show is based on the book series Owl Diaries.
  • No release window has been shared so far.

Apple TV+ has today announced a new series order for Eva the Owlet, a show that is based on the bestselling series of books Owl Diaries.

The new Apple TV+ show, which doesn't yet have a release date, will join a growing list of tv shows, documentaries, and movies that are aimed at kids and families alike.

Apple TV+ today announced a series order for "Eva the Owlet," a new animated kids and family series based on the New York Times bestselling Scholastic book series "Owl Diaries" by award-winning author Rebecca Elliott. Since first being published, "Owl Diaries" now has eight foreign language translations and 3 million copies in print. Produced by Scholastic Entertainment and animated by Brown Bag Films, "Eva the Owlet" also features original songs by critically acclaimed musician and singer-songwriter Fitz of Fitz and the Tantrums.

The new show will star Eva, "a creative, cheeky owlet who lives next door to her best friend Lucy in the woodland world of Treetopington. With big ideas and an even bigger personality, Eva goes on high-flying adventures, expressing herself in her journal along the way!"

Those who want to watch the new show once it lands will need an Apple TV+ subscription priced at $4.99 per month. The streaming service is also available as part of the Apple One subscription bundle, too.

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Oliver Haslam

Oliver Haslam has written about Apple and the wider technology business for more than a decade with bylines on How-To Geek, PC Mag, iDownloadBlog, and many more. He has also been published in print for Macworld, including cover stories. At iMore, Oliver is involved in daily news coverage and, not being short of opinions, has been known to 'explain' those thoughts in more detail, too. Having grown up using PCs and spending far too much money on graphics card and flashy RAM, Oliver switched to the Mac with a G5 iMac and hasn't looked back. Since then he's seen the growth of the smartphone world, backed by iPhone, and new product categories come and go. Current expertise includes iOS, macOS, streaming services, and pretty much anything that has a battery or plugs into a wall. Oliver also covers mobile gaming for iMore, with Apple Arcade a particular focus. He's been gaming since the Atari 2600 days and still struggles to comprehend the fact he can play console quality titles on his pocket computer.