On Middle Island off the coast of Warrnambool, little penguins have made their home, but foxes have found the island and have reduced the population of penguins. An eccentric chicken farmer named Swampy teams up with his granddaughter to train their mischievous dog, Oddball, to protect the penguins from these predators in an attempt to reunite his family and save their seaside town.

Based on a true story Oddball is an Australian family film directed by Stuart McDonald. Oddball received positive reviews from critics and audiences, earning a 83% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes. The film stars Shane Jacobson, Coco Jack Gillies, Sarah Snook and Alan Tudyk.