Welcome to Paul Pycraft

Author of The Octopus Series Children’s Books

Meet Doris and Shelly

The Octopus’s Holiday

Christmas will never be the same again in the little town of Fishery. And it will never be the same again for you, thanks to two one-of-a-kind octopus friends named Doris and Shelly. 

Watch Special Features

Enjoy amazing videos of the talented Melissa Vandiver’s original illustrations coming to life

The Octopus Series

Find out more about the next book in the series: An Eight-Legged Walk through Octopus Town.

From our readers:

“I like the part where the octopuses get the Christmas oyster snow.”

— Delphie, age 6

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