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Olga: Out of Control!

(Olga #3)

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Join Olga, the science-loving girl in the red dress, in her most wacky adventure yet! Perfect for fans of Dear Dumb Diary and My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish.

In this third installment of the series, Olga’s beloved companion, Meh, is now a mom! She has a litter of adorable babies that look like spring rolls. But the babies aren’t just adorable—they’re a handful! How can Olga sto
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Hardcover, 192 pages
Published September 24th 2019 by HarperCollins
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Margo Tanenbaum
Apr 28, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Loved this graphic novel-chapter book hybrid (think Wimpy Kid again) about a truly quirky young girl scientist who has found a new species of animal--an olgamus ridiculus, an alien creature that looks somewhat like a cat and a bit like a pig. In this volume, Olgamus has babies in Olga's refrigerators--and a house full of Olgamus babies is more than one Olga can take care of! Very funny and highly original. Great for quirky kids and those who like quirky stories! For grades 3-5.
Alina Karapandzich
Jan 30, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: graphic-novels
Didn't realize this was a part of a series at first but made it through the book just fine having jumped into this one (the third one). Really quirky book. With even quirkier illustrations. Strange, funny, and probably a book many kids would find entertaining. Would recommend for 2nd/3rd grade and up.
Noémie
Aug 12, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Drôle et intéressant! Super livre pour les enfants d’âge primaire!
Ms. Yingling
Oct 03, 2019 rated it liked it
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Olga's creature Meh has had a litter of babies, and Olga is quite busy cleaning out the refrigerator so the new family can nest there. She enlists her crew of friends to help, which is a good thing, because as the babies grow they wander a lot and poop rainbow poop everywhere! Before long, Awesome magazine wants to do a photo shoot with the babies and Olga, and a lot of pink and glitter is involved. She is also worried about Mu being edged out from his food, and is concerned about al
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McKenzie Richardson
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Another adorable adventure featuring Olga and Meh that's filled with fun facts, science, hilarity, and just enough grossness. A nice, fun read.

This is such a great read, especially for young and/or reluctant readers. Humorous, silly, and slightly gross all while promoting STEM, reading, and learning. Such a wonderful series.

As with the other books, I enjoyed the story and artwork. I've really enjoyed watching Olga come out of her shell and make f
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Teresa Edmunds
Dec 18, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: fiction
Olga's pet, Meh, likes to sleep in the garbage can! She only eats olives. She has an adorable face and is nicer than most humans. So Olga loves her but Meh is a lot of work. I really like this book and want to read more.
Julie
Oct 30, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: kid1-and-kid2
What a success. Great story.
Danielle Hammelef
Nov 03, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Olga is so much fun to get to know. She's smart, loyal, and compassionate. Highly recommended series.
Rebecca
Oct 04, 2019 rated it really liked it
Love that Olga is a super fan of her Librarian!
Brenda
Oct 13, 2019 rated it liked it
Being a scientist and caring for an alienate both important responsibilities. They require attention, effort and help.
Sam  S
Sep 04, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This is a great series, especially for kids who like zany characters like Dory Fantasmagory and Franny K. Stein. I find it very challenging to find read-aloud books for my kids who are three years apart--one is just learning to read and one is a very strong independent reader. But, books with lots of humorous bits, like this series, work well. My older child is willing to 'read down' if the story is funny enough.
Maren
Oct 31, 2020 rated it really liked it
Still love Olga and her quirkiness.
Helen
May 11, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: all kids!
This is a fantastic book for all kids! With humor, the author teaches about care for babies, pets, and friends!
Chinook
Jul 30, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: kids, graphic-novels
This is the longest book we’ve read at bedtime so far. We read 1-2 chapters a night and the girls really enjoyed it. Elise Gravel is a fav.
Alex Oletzke
Sep 26, 2020 rated it really liked it
Olga is a little scientist and after her pet Meh, an Olgamus has babies, she finds herself with little of little Olgamuses to take care of! A super cute graphic novel.
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