Angry Octopus: An Anger Management Story for Children Introducing Active Progressive Muscle Relaxation and Deep Breathing

Author: Lori Lite



The Angry Octopus story teaches children relaxation techniques for controlling anger and emotions, calming the mind and body, and lowering stress and anxiety. These research-based techniques are woven into this award-winning story, so children will read the story and learn the technique. The sea child teaches the Angry Octopus how to use muscle relaxation and belly-breathing to control anger before it erupts.

This effective stress and anger management techniques focuses awareness on various muscle groups to create a complete resting of the mind and body. Muscular relaxation can lower anxiety levels and be used to decrease pain. Children relate to the angry octopus in this beautifully illustrated book as the sea child shows him how to manage his anger, remain calm and see things more clearly. This engaging story quiets the mind and relaxes the body, so your child can let go of anger and fall asleep peacefully.

Angry Octopus is one of four stories found on the Indigo Ocean Dreams audiobook, (ASIN: 0970863365) and the Sueños del Océano Índigo audiobook, (ISBN: 9781937985202). The Spanish version of Angry Octopus titled El Pulpo Enojado, (ISBN: 9781937985011) is also available as a book and eBook.

Note to Parent:

Angry Octopus is a kid favorite. While the story best suited for kids ages 5-11, do not let this be your primary reason for selecting. Every child has a different emotional maturity, attention span, and need. You know your child best and remember this is not about the reading level. The focus is on the actual techniques.

This story received national attention on ABC’s Shark Tank and has sold thousands of copies worldwide.

ISBN: 9780978778170
Publisher: Stress Free Kids
Pub Date: 08/2008
Format: Hardcover
Weight: 0.75lbs
Size: 7.90h x 10.20w x 0.40d

Additional information

Weight 0.75 lbs
Dimensions 7.9 × 10.2 × 0.4 in