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educational and delightful!
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)  
 
5.0
Learning Value 
 
5.0
OCEAN: A PEEK-THROUGH PICTURE BOOK is a beautiful exploration of marine life. Featuring clever cut-outs on each page that peek-through when on the left or the right side (no matter which way the page is turned, something is peeking through), children will love to explore these fish and the underwater world.

The rhyming text is perfect for young readers who will enjoy the melodic descriptions as they take in the gorgeous illustrations with many bright colors and sea creatures. The book features facts woven into the poetic writing about dolphins, sharks, whales, lionfish, and more!

What I loved: The combination of the images and text are simply fantastic! The rhyming phrases have huge appeal to readers of all ages. The peek-throughs are perfect, featuring previous of fish and looks through pages past and future. I also really love how even after you turn the page, it still peeks through to something (e.g. a cut-out may show a squid when on the right side and then a couple of fish when on the left). The book is truly entertaining and great for its target audience. With the added addition of the information about the featured sea creatures in the text, it is also very educational!

Final verdict: Educational and simply delightful, young readers will love peeking through the pages at the many colorful and gorgeous sea creatures featured in this charming book. There's a lot to see and learn in this appealing exploration of the ocean. Highly recommend for toddlers through elementary school age readers who love science, fish, and/or lovely books.
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