ABSTRACT

  Deep, deep down in the ocean Where squishy fishes swim, Lived many different creatures And an octopus called Tim. <target id="page_2" target-type="page">2</target>QUESTIONS: Can you draw Tim with his friends? Or find his picture at the back of this book and colour it, cut it out and stick it at the back of the book? https://s3-euw1-ap-pe-df-pch-content-public-p.s3.eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/9781351164566/b8feb691-f6df-4c87-bca3-68b5f82e6f81/content/fig1_1_B.tif"/> 3Tim wasn’t very friendly Or blessed with many charms, But Tim had lots of other skills As well as lots of arms. <target id="page_4" target-type="page">4</target>QUESTION: Tim is always busy. What keeps you busy? Name one thing you like to do. https://s3-euw1-ap-pe-df-pch-content-public-p.s3.eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/9781351164566/b8feb691-f6df-4c87-bca3-68b5f82e6f81/content/fig1_2_B.jpg"/> 5Tim was super organised And always had a plan; His house was very ordered And always spick and span. <target id="page_6" target-type="page">6</target>QUESTIONS: What does your bedroom look like? Draw a picture of it, are you as Tidy as Tidy Tim? https://s3-euw1-ap-pe-df-pch-content-public-p.s3.eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/9781351164566/b8feb691-f6df-4c87-bca3-68b5f82e6f81/content/fig1_3_B.tif"/> 7One day a knock came to his door, He heard a small voice say, “Hello, Tim – are you in there? Oh, won’t you come and play?” He looked out of his window “It’s me,” a voice declared. “It’s Jenni the jelly fish! Please come play!” But Tim just stood and stared. <target id="page_8" target-type="page">8</target>ACTIVITY: Draw, talk or write about someone who asks you to play. https://s3-euw1-ap-pe-df-pch-content-public-p.s3.eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/9781351164566/b8feb691-f6df-4c87-bca3-68b5f82e6f81/content/fig1_4_B.tif"/> 9“I’m busy,” Tim replied at once “I’ve lots of things to do The house is very messy I have no time for you” Jenni asked Tim every day, Though he never once came out She’d ask him still, just in case, And so he wouldn’t feel left out. <target id="page_10" target-type="page">10</target>QUESTION: What distracts you? Draw a picture or cut and stick pictures of things that also distract Tim. https://s3-euw1-ap-pe-df-pch-content-public-p.s3.eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/9781351164566/b8feb691-f6df-4c87-bca3-68b5f82e6f81/content/fig1_5_B.tif"/> 11Jenni turned and swam away And Tim felt sad and mean, But then the buzzing built inside And Tim began to clean. <target id="page_12" target-type="page">12</target>QUESTIONS: Would you have gone to play with Jenni, or stayed to clean the house? What do you think? https://s3-euw1-ap-pe-df-pch-content-public-p.s3.eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/9781351164566/b8feb691-f6df-4c87-bca3-68b5f82e6f81/content/fig1_6_B.jpg"/> 13The swirling feelings grew inside his arms began to whiz, He rushed and raced about the house In a swirly twirly tiz. <target id="page_14" target-type="page">14</target>QUESTION: How do you think Tim feels? Draw, discuss or write about it. https://s3-euw1-ap-pe-df-pch-content-public-p.s3.eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/9781351164566/b8feb691-f6df-4c87-bca3-68b5f82e6f81/content/fig1_7_B.tif"/> 15He used his arms to wash and mop And squish and splash and jangle; But Tim was such a whirlwind It ended in a tangle. <target id="page_16" target-type="page">16</target>QUESTION: How would you help Tim? Draw, discuss or write about it. https://s3-euw1-ap-pe-df-pch-content-public-p.s3.eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/9781351164566/b8feb691-f6df-4c87-bca3-68b5f82e6f81/content/fig1_8_B.tif"/> 17His arms were in a muddle Poor Tim let out a groan. He’d tied himself all up in knots And he was all alone. <target id="page_18" target-type="page">18</target>QUESTION: What makes Tim muddled? Draw or discuss it. https://s3-euw1-ap-pe-df-pch-content-public-p.s3.eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/9781351164566/b8feb691-f6df-4c87-bca3-68b5f82e6f81/content/fig1_9_B.tif"/> 19He wriggled and he squiggled And then let out a yelp; He’d only made it worse He knew he needed help.