A seal at school! Sammy the seal is bored with life at the zoo, so he leaves to go to the city to explore the world outside! When Mr. Johnson lets Sammy out after feeding time, he has a series of adventures and finds a school full of kids and new things to do! Sammy sings with the students, becomes the star of the volleyball team, and even learns to read. He can't wait to tell his friends back at the zoo how much fun he's having! But, in the end, however, Sammy realizes that "there's no place like home."