Murdoch Books signs Olivia Newton-John cookbook

Murdoch Books has bought a healthy living cookbook from "Grease" star Olivia Newton-John.

Managing director Christine Jones bought US, UK, Australian and New Zealand rights from Louise Georgeson. LivWise will be published in January 2012.

Jones said: "We are absolutely delighted to be publishing this book and working with such an icon. These delicious recipes reflect Olivia's natural approach to health and beauty and are a wonderfully positive step towards nutritious eating."