Splat is so excited when Mrs. Wimpydimple announces that the class will be going to the zoo. While everyone calls out favorite animals — elephant! giraffe! monkey! — Splat only wants to see the penguins. After all, penguins are perfect; they are black and white, just like Splat!
All day long, Splat just can't wait. But when the smallest animal makes the biggest splash and shuts down the penguin exhibit, Splat goes home disappointed and alone...or does he?