Legendary undersea adventurers The Octonauts will be returning to the National Sea Life Centre in Brindleyplace on Saturday 15th July.

CBeebies’ most intrepid ocean explorers will be inviting younger children and their families to become honorary recruits of the Octonauts’ crew and join their special mission to uncover the secret world of glow in the dark sea creatures.

Become an Octo-Glow Explorer in Shellington’s Octo-Glow Lab and take part in a range of interactive activities to discover how creatures of the deep use light to hide from predators, attract their prey and even talk to each other.

Newly recruited sea scientists are also invited to share their findings in the Octo-Glow Lab with Captain Barnacles Bear and Peso Penguin during an Octo-Glow Explorer character meet and greet.

Post-mission, all honorary Octonauts are encouraged to find out about other quirky critters of the seas and Sea Life’s many conservation programmes by visiting the centre’s host of non-glow in the dark creatures, including seahorses, penguins, otters and turtles and many more.

There is also the amazing Octonauts 4D cinema experience only available at the National Sea Life Centre.

Octo-Glow Explorers runs at the National Sea Life Centre Birmingham from 15th July – 13th August and is included in the usual admission price, with online tickets starting from £12.75.

For information and to pre-book tickets please visit www.visitsealife.com/birmingham