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Olive's Perfect World: A Friendship Story

3.37  ·  Rating details ·  30 ratings  ·  8 reviews
Three's not always a crowd in this book about friendship (and the chicken dance!)
Little kittens Olive and Emily have always been friends, ever since they were little. But now Emily has a new friend, and it makes Olive feel left out—especially when she realizes all of the things that Emily and her new friend Eva have in common--like ballet, and eating the same lunch, and wearin
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Hardcover, 32 pages
Published July 11th 2013 by Philomel Books
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Kristen
Jun 13, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: kids-books
This was a cute story about a little girl who has a best friend. A third new friend appears one day and Olive starts feeling left out as the two other girls start to get really close and do all the same things. Once Olive finally voices her feelings to her friends, they realize they hadn't been including Olive and that they all can be friends.

I think this is a great book because all girls go through this at some point in their young lives. It helps show how to work through it with your friends
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Alice
Aug 14, 2013 rated it really liked it
This is a 3 3/4 Star books so I am giving it a 4. The reason It got bumped to 4 is the writing. "And Olive felt a small warm spot where the twisted-up lump in her stomach had been lately." For a children's book that is very descriptive and I have that type of lump in my stomach! I knew exactly what Olive was feelings. It sucks to be the 3rd wheel...someone is always left out, and this really hurts Olive's feeling. I know how this feels, I feel left out a lot but Olive finally told her friends th ...more
Joy
Aug 07, 2013 rated it liked it
Shelves: childrens, cats
Olive and Emily are best friends who do everything together until Eva enters the picture. Emily and Eva have a new friendship and Olive feels left out. Olive does her best to fit in with the new group, until she finally voices her hurt feelings.

This is a helpful book for preschooler and younger elementary aged kids navigating the tricky world of friendship. It shows how fast those bonds can form and how easy it is to hurt another friends feelings.

My daughter loved the kit
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Tanya
Sep 04, 2013 rated it liked it
Shelves: picture-books
Cute illustrations. A little in-your-face message, but entertaining delivery.
Edward Sullivan
Jul 13, 2013 rated it liked it
Shelves: picture-books
Everything's hunky dory between Olive and Emily until Emily's new friend Eva comes into the picture. Olive eventually realizes that three's not necessarily a crowd.
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Nov 13, 2013 marked it as to-read
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Kelly
Feb 12, 2015 rated it liked it
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Um, wow, a little intense for a picture book. Good message about friendship, but strongly presented.
Guen
Jan 05, 2014 rated it liked it
Girl named Eva.
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