Octaviaisms: Confusion Says
Octavia McKinney & Jessica Arriaga
Octavia Ink, 2018 (2018)
Reviewed by Jessica Maguire
is, by far, the strangest coloring book for adults that I have ever come across. The description on the back of this book asks '
' Why yes, yes, I am confused.
he drawings, simplistic in nature, won't be time consuming to color (unless you happen to be refining your shading skills and other coloring techniques). I also find myself with no desire to color the scantily-clad, busty, super hero meets pole dancer looking woman who appears on most pages.
he sayings that accompany the drawings are a little better than the drawings at least, though not by much. One attempt at a pearl of wisdom reads '
enjoy life, it's the best revenge.
' That may be, but I'm not enjoying this coloring book. In fact, my pencils have not even touched these pages. Give me a more traditional, wordless coloring book, full of intricate drawings of nature and wildlife any day!
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