X Factor 2016: Olivia Garcia is one to watch - the next Leona Lewis?!

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Olivia Garcia could be one to watch on The X Factor 2016 this year despite being just 16.

One of the show's youngest auditionees this year, Olivia is a 16 year-old music college student from Wigan who has a pet turtle called Bubbly.

"I like turtles," remarks Simon Cowell as Olivia introduces herself to the judges on this evening's show.

Olivia, who has her family with her for support at the audition, says she was inspired to apply when watching Leona Lewis back in 2006, even though she was only SIX at the time.

Feel old yet?

"To be The X Factor winner would just be out of this world, if I don't get through... but if I do, I'll probably have a party I think," Olivia comments before singing for the judges - and her turtle.

Following a powerful rendition of Alicia Keys' Empire State of Mind, there's no doubt Olivia has the voice but did the song selection let her down?

"I didn't love that song choice for you, I felt like another song could've served you better," Nicole Scherzinger says. "This is hard for me..."

As Sharon Osbourne agrees with Nicole, Simon Cowell tells Olivia: "What we're trying to say is, be who you are."

Finally, Louis Walsh offers up his usual line: "You look like the perfect popstar!"

Will Olivia get through to bootcamp?

Watch her audition and find out when The X Factor 2016 auditions continue Sunday night at 8PM on ITV.

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