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Amazing bookshop!

This is a ‘must visit’ for every child and parent! Wonderful collection of books for children only... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Burford, United Kingdom
You’ve got mail (in Cirencester)

Great bookshop pleasingly free of the trappings of the big chains. Soft seats to browse through... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2018
Titchfield, United Kingdom
via mobile
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6 days ago
“Amazing bookshop!”
Apr 14, 2018
“You’ve got mail (in Cirencester)”
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Black Jack Street, Cirencester, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a ‘must visit’ for every child and parent! Wonderful collection of books for children only! There is something for everyone. Spilling over with enthusiasm to help with great recommendations - comfy seating to pick through and short list your selection, and free marshmallows!!...More

Thank 279suzi
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Great bookshop pleasingly free of the trappings of the big chains. Soft seats to browse through books. Really nicely laid out bookshop. Our 11 year old daughter thought it was paradise. Primarily aimed at kids but had some adult books. Perhaps could have more to...More

Thank Titchers
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

The atmosphere in Octavia's is magical, she has so many options for all ages. If I'm ever unsure exactly what book to buy, she's more than happy to suggest! My parents often go in and ask for suggestions for my birthday / Christmas and they're...More

Thank GlutenandMe
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Octavia's Bookshop is a magical place for children who love books or who can be introduced to reading and stories.. the choice of books is amazing and what you can't find they will try and order. Sometimes the children are lucky enough to have an...More

Thank dragonflydancer2016
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

In an electronics-obsessives age, this unique literary oasis provides a fantastic venue where Octavia’s enthusiasm and knowledge has helped our children to discover new books. Each time we come they rely (and wait) on her recommendations. Spot on every time. Fantastic stuff! UK plc needs...More

Thank dreynell
Reviewed 31 May 2017

This bookshop is a real gem. We could have spent hours there since the owners made us feel so welcome and the selection of books was superb. The lady (I'm guessing Octavia) was very knowledgeable about kid's books and had plenty of suggestions. Plus our...More

Thank Saioa G
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

I recently called into Octavia's Book Shop in Cirencester Calital of the Cotswolds Tucked halfway down Black Jack street in this sleepy country town you could be forgiven for not knowing about this little gem, but once you known, you cannot be forgiven for not...More

Thank Thomas L
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Warm welcome to a coloured paradise! Grandchildren were enchanted and found the story books they wanted from a helpful enthusiastic owner! Children were encouraged to look and talk about their favourite stories and the marshmallow treat was very much enjoyed and remembered! Can we return...More

Thank Brenda S
Reviewed 19 May 2016

When you step into the little purple show, you a greeted with a friendly, polite hello, from the owner. Mainly aimed at young children, this shop has an abundance of Moomin toys, books for children, carefully shelved in all age groups. Comfy cushions and chairs...More

Thank theredhairedlass92
Reviewed 6 March 2016

It's by far the best book shop in the land...I think every child should visit and experience Octavia's...it's charming and wonderful.

Thank SheenaJenningsDash
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