This storyboard is an overview of the plot elements of the book The One and Only Ivan.
Exit 8 Big Top Mall Home of the One and Only Ivan
The beginning of the story introduces Ivan, and his friends Stella the elephant and Bob the dog. They live at the Exit 8 Big Top Mall, the home of the one and only Ivan. Ivan lives in a small cage-like area.
Free Ivan and Ruby!
Ivan feels like he is not a true gorilla because lived with humans most of his life.
Everyone's life changes when a new elephant named Ruby appears on the scene. Stella the old elephant dies. Ivan promised Stella that he would help Ruby find a better life.
Ivan makes an amazing billboard sign that lets people know about how animals live at the Big Top Mall. A news reporter does a show and shows a claw stick and how the domains are not in good shape. People start protesting.
The Big Top Mall has its animals taken away by a zoo. The zoo brings Ivan and Ruby to a place to meet their new companions.
Ivan gets to live with his new family. He also has visits from his dog friend Bob. Ruby is also happy with her new elephant friends.