Jolly Ollie Octopus
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educational – entertaining – enchanting
…’beautifully written with stunning illustrations…’ …’thought-provoking ideas…’ … ‘something magical…’
Why is Ollie the Octopus feeling big and black and gloomy and grey? Follow a whimsical tale of friendship, packed with fun facts and philosophy, and watch Ollie learn to find what makes him happy – and how he turns into all the colours of the rainbow.
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A lonely octopus named Ollie moved from the deep, dark ocean floor to the bright world above him - but he can't stop feeling big and black and gloomy and grey. Follow a whimsical tale of friendship that sees Ollie learning to find what makes him happy, and how he turns into all the colours of the rainbow.
The playful, rhyming story is the perfect starting point for talking to children about happiness, and how we can help others and ourselves find what makes us smile. The rhythmic verse and charming illustrations make it an ideal bedtime story.
Engaging and thought-provoking, it will enchant children from 3-7 years and adults of all ages.
Five things you should know about the book...
it's a story - a whimsical, charming, imagination-boosting story
there are bonus pages of fun seaside facts
the rhythm and rhyme are spot on so it's great for reading aloud
it's inspired by the Zulu greeting 'sawubona', expressing the idea that people come alive in the presence of others
it's written for children and adults - everyone finds something to laugh at and love
The book will get you thinking about...
what makes you happy
how to help others find what makes them happy
the true, selfless meaning of friendship
the kindness of strangers
how where we are changes who we are