Sharky’s Friends is an Australian children’s television gameshow hosted by Miranda Deakin and featuring a quick-witted puppet shark who is named Sharky. The 30-minute show is produced by Ambience Entertainment is aimed at 8-14 year olds. Sharky competes against children contestants, who are addressed as ‘friends’, in word games. In each episode, there are two or three friends that separately compete against Sharky to win prizes. If Sharky wins, the contestant receives a “consolation” prize.