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Rat and Octopus

Rat on an octopus.

retold by Tusiata Avia

illustrated by Fraser Williamson

Rat and Octopus, a tale common to many Pacific cultures, is retold here by Samoan writer Tusiata Avia. Students will enjoy finding out why Octopus has black markings on his head and why Rat and Octopus remain enemies to this day.

Orange 2

Series: Ready to Read Colour Wheel

Learning area: English

Colour wheel level: Orange

Curriculum level: 1

Category: Fiction

Related titles: Listed in TSM

Publication date: November 2018

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