The Adventures of Ollie the Octopus
Paperback | English
Ollie is brave, resourceful and romantic, a hero among octopuses. His exploits cause many lobsters to be bamboozled and occasionally grateful. He ends up being the object of desire for the lovely Octavia. She is a bashful octopus. How will they meet?
This book is an illustrated collection of inventive tales about an octopus, which will delight children and make them wonder about having their own adventures in the hidden world under the sea.
Andy Underwood, a scuba diver for many years, uses his underwater knowledge to write an allegory about sea creatures that will appeal to children and excite their imaginations.
Nelson NZ artist Fran Gould painted the artwork for The Adventures of Ollie the Octopus. These oil paintings convey the real feeling of diving underwater, as well as being accessible to children.