Octopus' Den (Smithsonian Oceanic Collection)
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Octopus' Den (Smithsonian Oceanic Collection)

4.27 of 5 stars 4.27  ·  rating details  ·  11 ratings  ·  7 reviews
This bountiful series introduces young readers to a myriad of animals who inhabit the earth's wet wonderlands.
-- A Parents' Choice Approval for 19 title book and tape series.
-- Each book includes an informative note and glossary full of fascinating facts confirmed by the Smithsonian Institution curators.
-- Read-along cassettes incorporate authentic sea sounds, such as real...more
Hardcover, 31 pages
Published September 1st 1997 by Smithsonian Books (first published 1997)
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My niece, nephew, and I all liked this book. After we read this one, my niece said, "I really liked that one." Much to my surprise, my nephew piped up with, "me, too!" This is shocking, because octopuses figure high on his list of "gary" (scary) animals.

This book has beautiful pictures, and the story is well written and engaging. The octopus is portrayed as a smart, curious, and interesting animal, which, of course, is true of them. This is a well done, pretty, enjoyable book.
Becky B
Oct 08, 2012 Becky B rated it 4 of 5 stars Recommends it for: Elementary kids, Kids who love animals
A great non-fiction book for elementary students. Students always find it just as entertaining as any other story, and they learn interesting facts about the life of an octopus.
We got this at Half Priced Books yesterday. John really enjoys it. Especially the part where the octopus squirts the ink at the eel.
This is GREAT! I want to call it non-fiction but it's not, it's just a simple realistic story full of facts you can't miss.
leo loved this book. also great for ocean habitat
this art looks better than a live action disney picture
Interesting - about their lives.
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