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Captain Underpants and the Attack of the Talking Toilets (Captain Underpants #2)

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George and Harold are up to their usual tricks. Last time they hypnotized Principal Krupp into believing he was Captain Underpants. Now, by mistake, they bring to life the most disgusting, life-threatening monster -- the terrible Turbo Toilet 2000. Can anyone save the school from the terrifying attack of the Talking Toilets? Watch out world, big briefs are back!
Paperback, 144 pages
Published June 16th 2000 by Scholastic (first published 1999)
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Aug 17, 2009 Emily rated it liked it
You know, I almost don’t want to admit it, but I enjoyed Captain Underpants. Not to the point that I feel like I need to read another one, but certainly more than I expected. George and Harold are two bright yet… precocious young men who write their own comic books about a character they call Captain Underpants. Due to some accident that occurs in the first Captain Underpants book, their principal is occasionally hypnotized to believe he is Captain Underpants, during which time he sheds his clot ...more
Jess Wilson
Feb 15, 2010 Jess Wilson rated it really liked it
Captain Underpants and the Attack of the Talking Toilets opens with a comic strip giving a premise of the book- telling the true story of how they hypnotized their principal. Two boys, Harold and George transform their principal into Captain Underpants whenever they snap their fingers. To stay out of trouble, the boys receive detention but instead find themselves in a world of trouble. They stumble on a super copier that breathes life into 2-D illustrations. Harold and Greg copied their newest c ...more
Captain Underpants is an amazing childrens' series. I wish I would've read them when I was little. I regret that I haven't. But now I am, and I'm having a good time!
"Captain Underpants" is an enjoyable and funny read. I like the pictures too. I find it impressive that the author writes and draws. Usually childrens' authors hire illustrators, but not this one. I'm looking forward to reading more of Dav Pilke's books.
Decidedly less funny than the first Captain Underpants book. I'm not expecting high humor, here, but the kids didn't even really laugh at this one. Although they did engage in a lively debate about why toilets would even need to wear underwear. Who knows, maybe they're budding debate club members. Honestly, do our politicians even have debates much above this level?

Kira Simion
Oct 01, 2016 Kira Simion rated it liked it
I know. I know. >.>
Don't judge me.
I read comics and go to the younger book section when I'm stressed. V-V
My first book for the Banned Books Week (25-9 to 1-10). I guess most of you can imagine why this one would be banned.

It was a fun book though, and I laughed a lot. I will definitely see if I can find the other books in this series as well, I was already surprised to find this one at Library #3 (then again they have a bigger English collection than my other libraries).

I am sure a lot of people won't like the humour in this one (toilet humour, plus over-the-top evil teachers/principal), but I qu
Jan 16, 2016 TheMadHatter rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: children
Late last year, my seven year old son told me that he didn't like reading. This floored me a little as he is a really good little reader, but apparently he reads what he is told to at school and knows the words he sees on the page, but doesn't really enjoy it (and after listening to the school readers with him each week, I am not overly surprised).

Anyway, I was told by a local librarian that these are books that young boys love. At just under 150 pages, the length is perfect. We read a few chapt
Michele Lee
Apr 11, 2011 Michele Lee rated it really liked it
Parents who aren't already on the Captain Underpants bandwagon are missing out. These books are fun, funny and most of all they get kids engaged with real books, not just game screens.

Harold and George are best friends and a pair of truly mischievous kids. In the first book they kinda sorta accidentally brainwashed their mean principal into becoming Captain Underpants, the comic superhero they created. In this book Principal Krupp (Captain Underpants' alter ego) is holding the second annual In
Dec 21, 2011 Dolly rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: children starting to read chapter books
This is another hilarious book in the Captain Underpants series by Dav Pilkey. We really liked the first book and I'm not sure why we waited so long to read the next one. Our girls were howling with laughter and insisted that I read another chapter and another chapter until we finished the whole book in one reading (it's a quick read, but they still were up a little later than I'd like!) The humor is quite juvenile and the storyline is very predictable, but we all really liked it. They especiall ...more
Aug 17, 2016 Jase rated it it was amazing
one day the was 2 kids named George and Harold they hypnotized the mean principle to be captain underpants when some snaps there finger so when the evil toilets attacked a woman snapped her fingers and then the principle turned into captain underpants then the toilets ate 3 teachers and then captain underpants destroyed the toilets

I liked the flip o rama because it looked like a cartoon

why is Harold and George always mess up the sighs

Sep 07, 2009 Lion rated it really liked it
So far, my favorite in the series. Harold and George go to the detention room. Mr Krupp their principal tells them to write the sentence "I will never do anything which angers my handsome and charming principal, Mr Krupp, ever, ever again." Once they finished writing the sentences, they had a lot of time to write a new comic to sell at the playground. Mr Krupp said if they left the detention room, they would be suspended. But George and Harold snuck out and tried to make copies of their book wit ...more
Nicola Mansfield
With the second book in the series, Pilkey picks up steam and presents a totally hilarious story. Following the same formula as the first book, this one ups the fun factor with a couple of comic sections and two Flip-o-ramas. Funnily enough toilet humour is limited to the presence of toilets and there were laugh out loud moments even for me! Book one was just OK however with the second outing for Captain Underpants Pilkey doesn't hold back and we get to see that he's fully capable of: making kid ...more
Mandy Jennings
May 25, 2011 Mandy Jennings rated it really liked it
Ever since The Super Diaper Baby 2 book I received from class and introduced to my boys, they are crazy mad over Dav Pilkey and Captain Underpants! This is a comic-like chapter book written by Harold and George, 2 students. They have turned their principal into Captain Underpants by using the Patsy 2000, a copying machine that turns pictures into real life people/objects. The principal must save the day when the toilets come to life and take over the school and town. This is such a silly story b ...more
Leo Cheng
Apr 29, 2016 Leo Cheng rated it really liked it
This book completes the requirement for reading a book I haven't read since elementary school, a book I can finish in one day, a book that has a sequel, and a graphic novel. There are interesting and very creative ideas in this book. Pilkey writes," In fact they accidently almost destroyed the whole planet with an army of evil vicious talking toilets!"
Feb 15, 2016 Bahiyyih rated it really liked it
The name is ridiculous!!!!!!!!!!!! And the book is pretty good and when I told my sister the name she laughed out loud!
Oct 09, 2015 Isobel rated it it was amazing
I though that the book was written okay but sometime my mental movie went blurry I try to get it back.

The Reading Countess
Back by popular demand, more night readings with flip-o-rama and tra-la-laaaa! Good times.

...and let's not forget the explanation of why boys need urinals and girls don't, and the Uranus joke that flew over youngest's head.

All boy humor, all the time.
Good times!

It may not be classic literature, but I sure do enjoy the time youngest and I spend together. He would probably tell you that his Mama really gets into the characters, too. Thankfully, no recording devices are around. I'm turning out to b
Sep 08, 2015 Siobhan rated it really liked it
A wonderful read from my childhood, one I’d certainly suggest for other youngsters. Whilst it is not my all-time favourite childhood read I can still recall all the details of this one meaning it certainly left a lasting impression upon my young mind.

And isn’t that what we want with children’s books, for them to leave a positive lasting impression?
Jun 28, 2015 Thomas rated it it was amazing
Dont think my Mum would like this book but it hilarious! Its boy book....
Oscar Parra
Oct 06, 2016 Oscar Parra rated it really liked it
Shelves: fall-shelf-2016
Still holds up as one of the best books out there.
Ailsa Hogben
Oct 07, 2014 Ailsa Hogben rated it liked it
Mary Combs
This was a very interesting book about the beloved characters George and Harold. The book starts out with the duo being their usual trouble making selves as they change a store sign to say " come and see our hair armpits". The school is have a science fair that's where George and Harold first see Melvin ( the smart kid) working on his entry, PATSY 200, which turns 2-D drawings into real things. George and Harold doesn't think it actually works. Later on that day they find out the hard way that i ...more
Melissa Bradley
Sep 15, 2016 Melissa Bradley rated it really liked it
I have never really been into captain underpants growing up because I always thought it was more of an action series, but I was wrong! I sat down for the first time and read a Captain Underpants book called The Attack of the Talking Toilets. While it still had a lot of action parts there was still a great storyline for any kind of reader to enjoy. This graphic novel starts out by two best friends putting a spell on their mean principal, they made this spell so that when the boys got in trouble t ...more
Jennifer Heise
Sep 07, 2016 Jennifer Heise rated it liked it
These are very, very silly, but appropriate for kids who like comics, oddball humor and a little grossness. 2nd-3rd grade boys, in fact. My seventh grader enjoys these books and I admit to finding them humorous.

Fair warning: The boys are not very nice in their pranks-- sort of a Weasley twins level of prank--, but mostly harmless. However, they do make fun of the most serious, smartest kid at the science fair as the school 'brainiac' (which is disconcerting considering the brilliance they put in
Amy H
Oct 29, 2015 Amy H rated it it was amazing
I am totally in love with children's/ YA books!!!! That is why I am glad I have young children who like to go the library! needless to say I decided to read this book from their pile.

This story is about Harold and George. They are wanting to enter the science fair because the winner will get to be principle for the day. Well Principle Krupp made a new rule stating they were not allowed to even attend the fair from what they did last year.

Harold and George decided to go to the gym and check out t
Mar 13, 2015 Aidan rated it it was amazing
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Car Mint
Feb 05, 2015 Car Mint rated it liked it
****โลกสวยเชิญไปไกล ๆ ผูใหญหัวใจแหงแลงโปรดวาปหายไปกอน นักวิชาการโลกแคบหายตัวไปกอน

Captain Underpants and the Attack of the Talking Toilets เปนเลมทีสองของชุดกัปตันกางเกงใน
เลาถึงการจัดการประกวดสิงประดิษฐโดยที จอรจและแฮโรลดเคยกอเรืองวุนทำเกาอีติดหนึบไวในปีทีแลวทำใหทังคูไมไดรวมแขงขันในปีนี แนนอนทังคูจึงหาวิธีแกเผดโดยเขาไปวุนและดัดแปลงสิงประดิษฐชองเพือนจนเกิดเรืองวุนวายคูณ2
ในวันแขงขันจริง ทังคูจึงถูกทำโทษโดยในไปคัดลายมือบนกระดานหลังเลิกเรียน แตดวยเครืองมือสุดแจวของทังสองทำใหเขาสามารถคัดลายมือบนกระ
Edward Creter
Cap is BACK!!! Harold and George return for more fluffy cottony fun and hijinks, and this time the jinks are way higher!!! THE EEEVIL Principal Krupp has vowed REVENGE on our hapless heroes for last year's science fair debacle as they, well, did glue everyone not themselves to their seats (no, really, they DID glue those kids and teachers to the seats, and BOOOOY are they stuck!!!) so he sends the twosome to ULTIMATE HELL!!! Detention for two weeks and a 500x copy on the board of a long, LOOOOON ...more
Jennifer Tubbs
Dec 03, 2015 Jennifer Tubbs rated it it was amazing

Captain Underpants and the Attack of the Talking Toilets in the second book in the Dav Pilkey’s series. The two jokesters, George and Harold, are up to their usual tricks and accidentally create an army of evil, talking toilets and they want to take over the world. It is up to Captain Underpants to save the day again. As a reader, I enjoyed this book because of the two main characters. They are always playing pranks with the other students and the teachers. It is always funny to see what they do
Lauren Stoolfire
I've heard of this series for so long, but this is actually the first time I've read a Captain Underpants story. The opportunity cropped up while I was waiting around in Walmart and it was right there in front of me - I couldn't resist! Now, I can officially say I know what all the fuss is about because it's pretty awesome! Sure, the humor is potty-oriented, but is truly funny. I love that it's presented as a comics series by two imaginative friends and how their comic misadventures spill over i ...more
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