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Kids Fiction 107
opposites and animal fun
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style 
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable) 
 
5.0
LET'S PLAY, FUNNY FLAMINGO is a cute board book that introduces opposites with silly animals and rhyming phrases. Each page features a set of opposites, such as big and little, quiet and loud, and fast and slow. Different animals are used to portray each, so there is a lot of fun variety in the book. The illustrations perfectly suit with lots of bright, attention-grabbing colors.

What I loved: This is a really cute way to introduce opposites. The rhyming phrases roll off the tongue, and animals will charm young children. While some of the animals are being silly (such as flamingo playing the drums loudly), others are doing sweet things, like mother owl singing to her babies. The text is printed large and clear, making it easy for parents to read, even when young children are holding it.

Children will certainly enjoy this quick read. Another really nice feature of this board book is the colored tabs that make the pages really easy to turn. Young children can work these on their own. The illustrations are loads of fun with many bright colors and animals acting out the phrases within. There is also a mouse on each page, joining in the fun that children will love to follow and point-out (not mentioned in the text and a fun bonus in the illustrations).

Final verdict: A charming book about opposites with plenty of animal fun, LET'S PLAY, FUNNY FLAMINGO is a great addition to an older infant or toddler library.
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