Monthly Archives: September 2011

Who Wants to be Friends with a Cactopus?

Written by Amy Shaw, Illustrated by Susan G. Robinson

Imagine a gigantic cactopus (part cactus and part octopus) named Pat that yearns for nothing simpler than friendship. Pat lives in a potted pet store, where year in, year out, the smaller, cuter plantimals are whisked away to attractive suburban homes. But no one wants Pat.

Read this playful, heartwarming story out loud, or have it read aloud to your child on your iPad, iPhone, iTouch, Android device, Google TV or on the web at The book also includes word highlighting for kids still learning to read.

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IF: Mysterious

Who and what is this mysterious creature?