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Octopus Shocktopus!

A brilliantly bonkers story about an octopus who lives on the roof, by two award-winning and bestselling picture book creators.

When a giant octopus arrives, the children LOVE their new friend; it makes the perfect slide and is fantastic at football! But some of the grown-ups aren’t so pleased. Will they drive it away . . . or will they realise just how helpful an octopus can be?

A warm and witty rhyming story about welcoming newcomers. Sunglasses at the ready – this book has zingy fluorescent ink on the cover and inside illustrations.

Our Review Panel says...

‘One day we found an octopus had come to live on top of us.’ So begins Octopus Shocktopus, another brilliant picture book from Peter Bently, with bright, entertaining illustrations from Steven Lenton. This is a beautifully illustrated picture book – bright, bold and colourful but with lots of lovely little details you may only notice on a second or third reading. Told entirely in rhyme, this is a funny, entertaining book which children of all ages (but especially Foundation Stage and Key Stage 1) will enjoy and one that encourages listeners to simply enjoy language and have fun anticipating rhyme…

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