How did Winn Dixie act during the thunderstorm?
He was terrified during the storm. The book states that he kept beating his head against the door and whining and whimpering. He was shaking and trembling.
Why does Otis let the animals out and play music for them?
He feels sorry for them being locked up all the time. The book states that he knows what it is like being locked up all the time.
What advice does Gloria Dump give to Opal?
She tells her to judge people by what they do now, not what they did in the past.