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May 22, 2015
A Quirky New Picture Book With a Relatable Lesson

In The Octopuppy, by Martin McKenna, a young boy gets a surprising pet. An Octopuppy may not be the dog Edgar wanted — but could it be the perfect pet after all? Young readers will love the funny, imaginative illustrations that are paired with a relatable lesson of appreciating the greatness of what we have in front of us.


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