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Saffy and Ollie
by Paola Opal
Saffy, the baby giraffe, loves her rock. It helps her reach the leaves so she can eat them. And it is fun to roll back and forth. When Ollie, the baby elephant, asks if he can play with her rock, at first she says no, until she discovers that sharing and playing with Ollie is better than playing alone. This is a great book to teach toddlers that sharing is part of making a ...more
Hardcover, 24 pages
Published January 10th 2012 by Simply Read Books
(first published October 11th 2011)
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Apr 06, 2015 Michelle (FabBookReviews) rated it really liked it
Saffy and Ollie is an adorably illustrated board book from Poala Opal's Simply Small series of titles. We have a cute-as-can-be giraffe, Saffy- rolling a rock along a green hill- who meets a cute-as-can-be elephant, Ollie, who asks to join in on the playing and fun. Will Saffy share and welcome a friend?
While I usually prefer board books for babies to be light on text, I actually think that this title in particular may have benefited from more detail. It might be because the illustrations are so ...more