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Written by Suzy Senior

Illustrated by Claire Powell

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Octopants Review

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You can’t go wrong with a book for children about pants and this one is particularly satisfying and giggle-inducing. The poor octopus narrator of the story has a problem – he doesn’t have any underpants, ‘there’s nothing on below’. None of the shops he visits seem to cater for an octopus after pants, it seems he has just too many legs. His attempts at online shopping are a failure too – a delightfully literal imagining of ‘online’! At last though the staff of the Under-Sea Emporium come to his aid with a helpful and creative suggestion. Delightfully silly, and the story is told in deft rhyme that make it great fun to read aloud. Claire Powell’s vibrant illustrations are full of extra jokes and details too. 

Andrea Reece

Octopants Synopsis

The perfect pants are hard to find for someone shaped like me.

Could Octopants be just the job? Why not dive in and see . . .?

There are all-in-ones for urchins and slipper-socks for eels... but will Octopus ever find a pair of pants to fit? A hilarious rhyming romp, packed with underwater underwear!

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ISBN: 9781848699366
Publication date: 10/01/2019
Publisher: Little Tiger Press an imprint of Little Tiger Press Group
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781848699359
Publication date: 12/07/2018
Publisher: Little Tiger Press an imprint of Little Tiger Press Group
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781848699366
Publication date: 10th January 2019
Author: Suzy Senior
Illustrator: Claire Powell
Publisher: Little Tiger Press an imprint of Little Tiger Press Group
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 32 pages
Suitable for: 3+ readers, 5+ readers

About Suzy Senior

Suzy Senior has worked in publishing since she was old enough to be let loose in a company car. She had a fabulous time visiting bookshops across Scotland and the North of England, until she had two lovely children and had to calm down a little. In her spare time she likes to write books for children, but usually has to clean out the guinea pigs instead. She was shortlisted in the National Literacy Trust and Bloomsbury Children's Book Poetry Prize 2015.

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