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‘The perfect gift for curious kids’ – an OKIDO review

20/11/2017

OKIDO magazine is highly entertaining and simultaneously thought-provoking romp, featuring (among other things) the adventures of Messy Monster and his friends as they have adventures and seek answers to questions about the world and the way it works…

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At work with Sophie Dauvois, OKIDO editor

03/04/2017

Sophie Dauvois, OKIDO editor,  tells us more about the OKIDO sensibility, the process behind putting together the much-loved mag, and why 3D design and a television-inspired colour palette is central to inspiring a young audience…

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OKIDO, an inclusive magazine

17/12/2014

A magazine subscription makes a great Christmas gift, one that children can enjoy all year round, but finding inclusive options can be a challenge. Sophie Dauvois, co-founder of OKIDO magazine explains why they’re trying to do something different with their bi-monthly science and art magazine…

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Sex education for toddlers

08/06/2012

“If you’d like a more general introduction to the human body rather than a book which focuses on babies, I’d strongly recommend My Head-to-Toe Body Book (Thames & Hudson), a spin-off from the OKIDO comics, which includes a spread on babies”

OKIDO, The arts & science magazine for kids

18/05/2011

OKIDO is great. It’s an arts and science magazine for three to seven year olds, and even typing that sentence is refreshing, given the raft of dolly and tractor mags usually provided for tots… what makes it so original and appealing is the way it looks. Clearly a labour of love, it is put together by multimedia designer and scientist Sophie Dauvois and illustrated by contemporary artists and designers, so it’s full of great graphics, puzzles, doodles, stories, games and activities…

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OKIDO: A new cult children’s comic

03/10/2009

OKIDO is a magazine for young children that is such a success it’s going mainstream. And it’s published by a family who put it together on their kitchen table…