Oliver the wise Owl has many tales to tell about character traits that each child needs to learn. In this story, Otis, the river otter, learns about responsibility. He has been given the task, by his parents, to look after his little sister. Curious and playful like all otters, Otis, at one point, loses sight of his sister. This is where he learns a very valuable lesson about what it means to be responsible and the consequences of not doing what you are told.