The Book with No Pictures

Book review by Regan McMahon, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 3+

No pictures but oodles of silly words and giggles.

Parents say

age 5+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 2+

Based on 5 reviews

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age 4+

Fun and interactive book with one minor flaw

We love this book in my family. I have a 5.5 yo and a 2.5 yo. They roar with laughter as I read the pages in silly voices. The one minor flaw is the inclusion of the word "butt" for the hippo friend "Boo Boo Butt." For those of us who discourage our kids from using that word,--or at least using it in a silly way--it was curious and disappointing to me to see it in the book.
age 5+

Kids love it

My kids love this book and have a blast asking adults to read it aloud. My only negative comment is that it unnecessarily uses the word "butt".

Book Details

  • Author: B.J. Novak
  • Genre: Picture Book
  • Book type: Fiction
  • Publisher: Dial
  • Publication date: September 30, 2014
  • Publisher's recommended age(s): 3 - 8
  • Number of pages: 48
  • Available on: Nook, Audiobook (unabridged), Hardback, iBooks, Kindle
  • Last updated: July 12, 2017

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