Mandy is worried to find Ollie has skipped school. Can she get him to open up by revealing she understands what he's going through?
When Mandy catches Ollie and Imran bunking off school she’s worried but Ollie soon opens to her and tells her that everyone’s whispering behind his back and he can’t stand to be at Hollyoaks High.
A concerned Mandy feels devastated for him and tells him she understands what he’s going through and reveals that when she was younger her father used to her abuse her. Olly is glad to have a sympathetic ear.
Will Mandy be able to get him back him on track and Ollie start to put his worries behind him or is there more heartache to come for the teen?
Meanwhile after reading her secret diary, Darren decides he wants to make Brooke, who’s autistic, a safe space where she can go when she feels stressed and unable to cope, but Nancy is not so sure.
Darren ploughs on regardless and creates a sensory den for her in her bedroom which he fills with lava lamps, blankets and a beanbag.
However his good intentions backfire when Brooke gets home and is upset to see that he’s made changes in her room without asking her.
Have Darren’s actions just made things a whole lot worse for the teen?
Hollyoaks is shown weekdays on C4 at 6.30pm with the next episode following on E4