By the Book
Season 1, Episode 33b
Production Information
Air DateOctober 13, 2015
Written byJeff Detsky
Alex Fox
Rachel Lewis
Directed byStephen Reynolds
Episode Guide
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By the Book is the B-plot of the 33rd episode of Odd Squad. It is also the 5th and final part of Odd Squad Against the Odds.


Olive and Otto interrogate two suspects to figure out which one is innocent and which one is guilty of committing an odd crime. However, they must do it within a 20-minute time frame.

Learning Goal

  • Measurement: telling time and elapsed time.

Plot (contains episode spoilers)



  • The title comes from the colloquial English phrase "by the book," which is also said by Ms. O in the episode script.