23/05/2011 11:50 BST | Updated 22/05/2015 10:12 BST

Rastamouse Releases First Music Album!

Rastamouse releases first music album! BBC

CBeebies star Rastamouse is set to release his first studio album.

Brushing off criticism that he's nothing more than a racial stereotype, the singing smoothie has been hard at work in the studio recording music for his debut album, Makin' A Bad Ting Good, on sale from 4 July.

A single, Hot, Hot, Hot, is set to wow fans a few weeks before, when it's released on 26 June.

If Rasta is your little one's favourite mouse, you can enter a competition to win a starring role in the video for Hot, Hot, Hot, by uploading fan clips at www,

Or if your family just can't wait for the new Rastamouse material, you can enjoy a spot of colouring in with the man himself with our print and colour sheets.