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When Oliver is the only kid not invited to a classmate s birthday party his well meaning friends book him as the entertainment to perform his magic tricks and show everyone how cool he really is The only problem Oliver has never done a trick an illusion or even a sleight of hand without failing miserably One trip to a magic shop later and Oliver has a new if slightly grumpy talking rabbit companion to help him Things escalate when Oliver blunders his way through the performance only to be accused of stealing the birthday boy s best gift Can he solve the mystery And Clear His Name Before His Parent clear his name before his parent are calledBosch steps back into the world of mystery and magic with a book aimed at early elementary readers Much like his previous titles this one contains plenty of humor along with a narrator that enjoys breaking the fourth wall Jokes are heavily slapstick and great for the intended audience especially when accompanying illustrations add punchlines or physical humor Bosch uses easy to follow language with the assistance of Pangburn s art to also explore the process of a detective and a magicianUnfortunately bullying is a common theme throughout the book but it s rarely addressed without a humorous undertone The end thankfully has a grownup finally stepping in to put a stop to this negative behavior so our heroes can prevailThe cast is wonderfully diverse and showcases a range of talents that kids can perform whether for good or evil I have read and thoroughly enjoyed Bosch s other two series The Secret Series and The for good or evil I have read and thoroughly enjoyed Bosch s other two series The Secret Series and The Book Series This one is the beginning of a newer series Oliver is short a little dense at times and has few friends In this book he is the only child in his class not to be invited to the rich kid s birthday party but he goes as the magician entertainment He is a terrible magician but with the help of a rabbit in the magician From the author of the bestselling Secret Series comes this funny chapter book mystery about a third grade magician and the wisecracking rabbit who is the secret brains behind his actEight year old Oliver dreams of being a professional magician even though he has terrible stage fright And now his friends Hat he is able to save the day and solve a Mystery At The Same Time This Book at the same time This book to be for a younger audience than his other books which is fine but I didn t enjoy it as much I love Bosch s humor but the humor in this book was too infantile for my tastes This story was pretty good It was a magical mystery with some humor mixed in It reminded me of the book The Magical Misfits I liked the storyline especially the ending The only thing that kind of disappointed me was the rabbits humor I feel like half of the things the rabbit says about Vegas etc will go right over kids heads Oliver also seemed a little pathetic as the main character but I think he was meant to be that way 8 year old Oliver is a really bad magician with a mismatched set of cards When he gets invited to be the birthday party of the year s entertainment he becomes afraid that his stage fright will get in the way Desperate for help he visits The Great Zoocheeni s Magic Emporium but comes away with nothing than a moth eaten top hat He soon finds a wisecracking rabbit Named Benny Who Lives Benny who lives the hat Together the two work together to create the perfect magic act At the party however Benny gets accused of stealing a robotic cat Can the two work together to solve the mystery and clear Oliver s name Will they amaze everyone with their grand finale Humorous delightfully engaging plot The characters are entertaining easy to relate to and well developed Full of twists and turns this mystery will appeal to readers who have liked Bosch s other books or who like humorous mysteries and adventures Age appropriate no doubt and moves at a uick clip to prevent boredom for the young reader Relies on the now popular theme of telling bits of the story through art and that is well executed if trite Includes directions on how to perform a magic trick and that s another great bonus feature Not memo. Eenie and Bea have gotten him invited to a classmate's birthday party as the paid entertainment Desperate for help he visits The Great Zoocheeni's Magic Emporium but comes away with nothing than a moth eaten top hatOliver is in for a lucky surprise though Inside that top hat hides a wisecracking rabbit nam. The Unbelievable Oliver and the Four Jokers