Ratings: 3 Stars
Genre: YA: Steampunk
File Size: 1452 KB
Octopus Pirate by Jane Yates is a wonderful tale for young adults interested in steampunk, time-travel, pirates, and adventure. Once again, the author creates an original story that captures the imagination and keeps the pace going throughout the tale.
Coco, born at sea, rescued by an octopus, and raised by a retired nun escapes an orphanage to join a circus where he has many adventures. There he meets Eric and other characters who dream of having a life of adventure. When he flees the circus, Coco and friends set out to make their dream come true. They meet who help finance the dream. By the end of the book, everyone is prepped for the adventure, schooled in the ways of pirates, and aboard the ship that will take them back to the time of swashbucklers and adventures on the seas. I’m sure you will want to read more about Coco and his adventures.