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by Ian Falconer
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Books worth reading to students rated it 2 years ago
This book is about a pig named Olivia who is very active. I believe this book would be mostly enjoyed by younger grades. The Lexile level of this book is AD270L. I believe this would be a good book to use when discussing comparing and contrasting. The students could complete a venn diagram contrasti...
Taylor K's Book Blog
Taylor K's Book Blog rated it 2 years ago
Lexile Level: AD 270L This book is about a young girl pig named Olivia. She is good at a lot of things and never gets tired of doing those things. She enjoys things like singing songs, dressing up, building sand castles, dancing, painting on walls and more. She has a little brother, who would som...
Lit Block Blog
Lit Block Blog rated it 2 years ago
Olivia, by Ian Falconer, is about a very adventurous and enthusiastic little girl who is good at many things. She's good at dancing, singing, and very good at changing her clothes to fit her personality/mood. Olivia goes on a trip to the art museum with her family and decides that she can be an arti...
Gabrielle's Books
Gabrielle's Books rated it 2 years ago
I would recommend this book for kindergarten. It's a cute little book about a pig named Olivia. This book goes through Olivia's day and can easily be used for a some sort of class lesson plan. One activity could be having the students come up with a graph as a class (since this is kindergarten).One ...
Ronyell (a.k.a Rabbitearsblog)
Ronyell (a.k.a Rabbitearsblog) rated it 3 years ago
Genre: Animals / Family / Manners / Comedy Year Published: 2000 Year Read: 2011 Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers Series: Olivia #1 When I heard about the popularity of “Olivia,” I wanted to give this book a shot and I am glad I did! “Olivia” is a Caldecott Honor Book by Ian Falcon...
Bookworm Blurbs
Bookworm Blurbs rated it 4 years ago
Olivia is a gorgeous little pig who likes to dress up, sing songs, dance, think, snooze and is even quite good at building sandcastles. At the end of the day, when she snuggles up in bed and her mother reads her a story (or three), Olivia feels very full of love. (source) This story is absolute...
Jessica's Random Book Ramblings
Jessica's Random Book Ramblings rated it 5 years ago
My girls are big Olivia fans! This is a cute book!
Timmeloche rated it 6 years ago
This is a lovely childrens book. I personally love the end when the mother tell Olivia that she makes her so tired but she loves her so much. Reminds me of my kids.
MatthewHunter rated it 6 years ago
I loved everything about Olivia. Falconer's simple color scheme - black, grey, white, and red - works with the excellent drawings. The vibrant red screams at you off the page every time it comes up!I loved watching our toddler Sigourney's reaction to Olivia's actions. She giggled repeatedly. Olivia'...
Valz rated it 6 years ago
Glad to see a wonderful new book to add to my list of favorite children's books. Just the right combination of naughty and endearing, Olivia will win your heart. A "new" classic. The illustrations are phenomenal.
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