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Butch is bad and loves being naughty. Victor likes being good and always does what he’s told. Now Victor wants to be bad too, but it isn’t as easy as he thinks . . . especially for a polite dog like Victor. Hugely talented illustrator Helen Stephens has created a funny and charming story about two doggie friends who try to impress each other–with hilarious consequences.
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published July 8th 2003 by David Fickling Books
(first published August 7th 2002)
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Jan 29, 2015 Amelia rated it really liked it
Apart from being so blooming cute, Poochie-Poo actually has quite a good message about peer pressure/fitting in (or at least, that's how I interpreted it). Victor is a good (and adorable) little dog who likes cuddles with his owner and is very well-behaved. But when his friend Butch comes over, he teases Victor for being well-behaved and says being naughty is more fun. Everything Victor does, Butch scoffs at, saying it's boring to be good. Victor feels really sad. Even his name isn't cool. (God, ...more