UK Olympics mascots launched

The UK recently launched the official mascots for the 2012 Olympics and Paralympics. Named Wenlock and Mandeville, they will be on every bit of collateral related to the Olympics to be held in London in a couple of years time. This image is of Mandeville. As far as I can tell, Wenlock looks the same

You may recall that the UK Olympic logo, launched some time ago and costing about £400,000 (RM1,800,000) were ridiculed by just about everyone. Here’s the pink version:

So what do you guys think of the new logos? Will they get the same treatment as the Olympic logo?