[[folder:The Otterloop Family]]
!! Alice Otterloop
The Strip's main character, a precious four-year old who goes to Blisshaven Academy Preschool.

* AnnoyingYoungerSibling: The way Petey sees her.
* TheBully: Mostly of the verbal kind.
* CloudCuckooLander
* EverythingsBetterWithPrincesses: Pancake Princesses, specifically.
* ItsAllAboutMe
* LittleMissSnarker
* PrecociousCrush: On Andre.
* MotorMouth
* SiblingYinYang: With Petey.
* VitriolicBestBuds: With Sophie.
* [[WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes Why Did It Have To Be Big Shirley?]]

!! Peter "Petey" Otterloop II

Alice's brother. He doesn't like doing anything really and prefers to just sit on his bed and read comics, but is often forced into activities against his will, mostly soccer. Also a master of the shoebox diorama

* AntiHero:Type 1
* BreakoutCharacter: Slowly but surely evolved into the {{Deuteragonist}}
* BrilliantButLazy: Makes a good shoebox diorama, is quite smart but also will avoid anything resembling physical activity like the plague.
* CloudCuckooLander
* {{Deuteragonist}}
* HeterosexualLifePartners: With Andre
* PickyEater: The only time a computer shows up in the strip is when he checks his global Picky Eater rating and has a habit of spereating the parts of his food.
* MagneticHero: He has three and a half (he considers Ernesto half since he's not entirely sure if he's real or not) friends, all who he found by accident and stay around him.
* OutOfBodyExperience: Has a tendency to have these in high stress situations, though he's more of a SpiritAdvisor who helps Petey through these situations.
* RedOniBlueOni: The Blue to Andre's Red
* SiblingYinYang: With Alice
* TheSlacker
* WillTheyOrWontThey: Kid-version with Viola

!! Madeline Otterloop
Alice and Petey's Mother.

* WomenAreWiser
* {{Housewife}}
* [[OnlySaneMan Only Sane Woman]]

!! Peter Otterloop
Alice and Petey's Dad

* BumblingDad: Averted, he's a bit goofy but generally competent.
* ButtMonkey: Author Richard Thompson tries to prevent this, but it happens quite frequently.

[[folder:Blisshaven Academy]]
!!Dill Wedekid
One of Alice's best friends and fellow classmate at Blisshaven. He's a rather odd kid with a tendency to talk about things unrelated to the task at hand and has four brothers who have a habit for mischief and contraptions. He also likes to peek inside peoples mailboxes to check on them.

* BewareTheNiceOnes
* CloudCuckooLander: Possibly the strips biggest.
* CreepyChild: On occasion.
* DoggedNiceGuy: Towards Alice, who he plans to marry some day.
* GreenEyedMonster: Whenever Andre's around.
* LeftFielder
* UnknownRival: Towards Andre.

Alice's other best friend and fellow classmate at Blisshaven. An energetic boy with a love for tools

* TheBigGuy
* CompletelyMissingThePoint: When his mom said, "A child with a hammer? Why not just give him a nail gun then?" and took his hammer away, he was under the impression he was getting a nail gun.
* DropTheHammer: Though he used it to fix things, he did have an actual hammer, until his parents took it away for obvious reasons and gave him a squeaky hammer.
* MidSeasonUpgrade: Inverted. His original hammer was an actual hammer while it's replacement is just a toy hammer.
* MrFixit

One of Alice's classmates at Blisshaven and probably the one with the least amount of screentime.

* AlwaysSomeoneBetter: A mild case. Mostly because she's four-and-a-half rather than four years old like Alice, she's somewhat more sophisticated than her. For instance, it was Nara that initially took ballet lessons, after which Alice became covetous for the same.
* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: Initially referred to as "Narjeel". Justified in-universe as a slip-up on her registration form for Blisshaven Academy.
* WomenAreWiser: She is perhaps the most normal of the Blisshaven students.
* GirlishPigtails
* RunningGag: Her duck shaped potato she always brings for show and tell.

Another classmate of Alice's, he is the prime target of Alice's teasing.

* ButtMonkey
* EmbarrassingNickname: Buckethead Kevin, but only Alice calls him that.

A nervous kid in Alice's class who's mother scrapbooks his every action

* MyBelovedSmother: Has one who scrapbooks his every action.

A girl in Alice's class who initially joined in the summer class, before coming occasionally in the regular class. Initially on bad terms with Alice due to Alice's tendency to call her "that weird new kid" or "Soapie", the two eventually bonded at a concert and have been best friends ever since.

* BerserkButton: If you call her "the weird new kid," she will mess you up.
* NotSoDifferent: See the introduction.
* VitriolicBestBuds: With Alice.

!!Miss Bliss
Blisshaven Academy's only teacher.

* ImprobableHairstyle: Her bun borders on this.
* ASimplePlan: Most of her efforts to introduce her students to "culture" go this way.
* WikiWalk: Her students often take her on the conversational equivalent of these.

!!Mr. Danders
The Blisshaven academy class pet, who's highly intelligent.

* ClassicallyTrainedExtra
* [[EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep Everyone Calls Him Guinea Pig]]
* LargeHam
* SmallNameBigEgo
* TheBusCameBack: Disappeared for a long time until he came back later as part of a nature show.

[[folder:Petey's Friends]]
!! Ernesto Lacuna
A "Weird Kid" who Petey swears is imaginary. Plans on taking over the world someday.

* BadassBoast: After Petey states he still think's Ernesto is imaginary: "I AM BEYOND YOUR PUNY IMAGINATION!"
* ClapYourHandsIfYouBelieve: How Alice thinks he came into being.
* [[ClingyJealousGirl Clingy Jealous Guy]]: Towards Viola.
* CloudCuckooLander
* [[SupervillainLair FortressOfSolitude]]: Has one in the public library.
* WhatKindOfLamePowerIsHeartAnyway: Believes he can make feet fall asleep at will.
** [[HeartIsAnAwesomePower And he thinks this power is awesome]].
* InsufferableGenius
* LargeHam
* MindScrew: Is he imaginary? Is he real? Is he [[TakeAThirdOption both]]?
* NotSoImaginaryFriend: Petey still has trouble believing this, but he has interacted with both Mrs Otterloop and Viola.
* TheRival: To Pete for Viola.

!! Viola D'More
A girl with wild hair. Her and Pete have a thing going.

* AffectionateNickName: "Petey Potterpoop" for Petey.
* OutOfFocus: Hasn't appeared in a year outside of a cameo.
* InsistentTerminology: "It's '''a''' '''''MARIMBA'''''"
* {{Tsundere}}
* WildHair
* WillTheyOrWontThey: See Petey's entry

!! Andre Chang
Petey's best friend who he met at Cartoon Camp in 2010. Andre is just as much of a comics fan as Petey but prefers superheros and lots of action.

* AsianAndNerdy
* TheBigGuy
* GentleGiant
* HollywoodNerd
* RedOniBlueOni: The Red to Petey's Blue

!! Loris Slothrop
A highly energetic girl and friend of Petey's who he met at Cartoon Camp in 2010. She's always a few steps ahead of everyone.

* AwesomeButImpractical: Her massive amount of hairbands(with only two visible) make her hair look cool, but all shoot out whenever she get's excited.
* CloudCuckooLander: To the point where she apparently can see when Petey's having an out of body experience.
* HairDecorations
* PeekABangs
* MeaningfulName: [[InvertedTrope Inverted]]. Loris and sloth are both incredibly slow animals.
* MotorMouth