Otter family

Family Introductions: The Otter Family

Otter Family

Father Owen has spent many years honing his craft as a sushi chef and is now excited to offer his culinary expertise to Crabapple Crossing’s first and only sushi restaurant. He takes great pride in preparing the very freshest fish into delish dishes, especially nigiri, as he finds it best highlights the delicacy and flavors of the ingredients. When not making wonderful meals or honing his very sharp knives, Owen enjoys going out on the water to – what else? – fish. He also enjoys swimming at the beach and sea kayaking, and loves teaching his two daughters all there is to know about the sea.

Mother Octavia is awake far before the sun comes up in order to get into her boat and out on the water to ensure the best catch. Then it’s back to shore to get everything on ice and for sale at her fishmonger’s shop. Of course her husband is her best customer! When not working hard out on the water, mending nets, or fixing lobster pots, she enjoys collecting beautiful seashells, writing letters to pen pals, and doing craft projects with her daughters.

Older sister Olivia sometimes has trouble focusing in school because she would rather be playing outside. From the monkey bars, to hopscotch, jumping rope, to the jungle gym, Olivia loves it all. She is also very active on the swim team, and has an ongoing friendly rivalry with Bebe Beaver over who is the more accomplished swimmer. They really shine when they can work together in a relay race. She also loves dancing, organizing games on the playground, and doing craft projects with her mother.

Baby sister Opal is always willing to join in with any game, song, or activity at the nursery school. Her favorite is “Ring around the Rosie” and she giggles uncontrollably when they “all fall down.” She also enjoys naptime and always sleeps with her favorite blankie. She loves helping her mother search for beautiful shells along the beach, singing nursery rhymes, and tasting new and exciting foods.