updated 11/14/2005 AT 01:00 AM EST
•originally published 11/14/2005 AT 01:00 AM EST
Now settled into the family's Henderson, Nev., home with brothers Shane and Braeden, 4, "Octavia's already sleeping five to six hours at a time, which is lucky," says Sorbo, 47. "Four days after she was born, I had to fly to Washington, D.C., to take over from Arnold Schwarzenegger as the representative for the national Afterschool Alliance [a nonprofit group advocating organized activities for kids]." Sam, 41, "was fine. My parents live four miles down the road, and her sister flew in from Tampa." Meanwhile, gifts have been pouring in. "We are flooded with little-girl things," says the actor. "But my favorite thing for Octavia is something I picked up at my old alma mater, Moorhead State University. It's a little red-and-white shirt with the Moorhead mascot, a dragon, on it. I can't wait for her to wear it."