The 22-year-old was signed by former Canaries chief Paul Lambert from Peterborough United as one for the future and that has been reflected by the fact he has made only one start in seven Premier League outings under Chris Hughton so far this season.
However, Pearce has called Bennett up to his squad for the Euro 2013 qualifier first leg clash with Serbia at Carrow Road on Friday and he feels the youngster is starting to blossom into a quality stopper with Norwich.
“He was outstanding at Peterborough. He has got a move now, he’s playing in the Premier League and he is competing for a place,” said Pearce.
“He has been around our squad for a couple of matches, then he started the last game and he did extremely well, and he is one who is improving greatly.
“The more experience he gets both at club level in the Premier League and at U-21 level, the better it is for him as a player.”
Hibs' boss Neil Lennon has leaped to Graeme Murty's defence saying it is the Rangers players who at fault for their latest failing.
League One player of the year Bradley Dack scored twice as Blackburn came from behind to defeat Peterborough 3-1 at Ewood Park.
Brentford will continue to assess midfielder Alan Judge ahead of Saturday's Sky Bet Championship match against QPR.
Sunderland boss Chris Coleman hopes to have Adam Matthews, John O'Shea and Billy Jones available for Saturday's clash with fellow relegation battlers Burton.
Leeds trio Pontus Jansson, Liam Cooper and Adam Forshaw could return to contention for the visit of boss Paul Heckingbottom's former club Barnsley.
Bristol City forward Jamie Paterson is expected to return to contention for the home game against Hull.
Ipswich will have midfielder Bersant Celina available again following illness for the Sky Bet Championship match against promotion-chasing Aston Villa.