The cover shows Slappy standing in front of Stine's house.
Slappy gives readers his tips and tricks to getting revenge on someone, along with his revenge on R.L. Stine, Zach Cooper, Hannah, and Champ. He also tells the reader about the rules of Trick club, the agents of B.A.A.A.A.D, being cruel to your school, giving yourself an aliases, posse, giving states and countries scary names, and reviewing his favorite shows and movies, including Adventure Slime (Adventure Time), SpongeBrain ScaredPants (SpongeBob SquarePants), The Amazing Frightened Man (The Amazing Spider-Man) and more. At the end of the book, Slappy gets mad at the reader for being on Zach's side, and says that the reader will be his next victim to get revenge on.
Jason Heller wrote the Goosebumps movie tie in book Slappy's Revenge. Heller has also written biographical works, historical fiction, and other film tie-in books, such as the The Captain Jack Sparrow Handbook for the Pirates of the Caribbean film series.
- On the wicked quizzes, if you mostly answer D, you're the Abominable Snowman. Strangely, on the final question, "What's your favorite Goosebumps Book?" Option D is mistakenly Beware, the Snowman.
- The book accidentally uses a picture of Clarissa for a vampire joke.
- This book's title is referenced in the movie when Stine says Slappy's Revenge is a good title. The title was also used as a working title for the second film, which was later scrapped in favor of Haunted Halloween.
- This book includes a quote by Slappy never said in the film, "Work with me, and you can live, work against me, and well...you'll miss all the fun."
- Slappy mentions HorrorLand and Mrs. Maaargh; however, neither of them appear in the final cut.
- Slappy's Cafe-Tear-ia has a menu of food with a scary twist, similar to the Stagger Inn Doom Service Menu listed in Welcome to HorrorLand: A Survival Guide.
- One of R.L. Stine's aliases in the book, "Ghoulberg," was used in Goosebumps: The Game.
- Unlike the other movie books, this book hints that Hannah is a ghost.
- There's a joke about the Headless Horseman, the main antagonist of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving, as well as the 1999 Tim Burton film Sleepy Hollow.
- Coincidentally, a character looking very similar to the Headless Horseman appears in Haunted Halloween.
- In Brazil, this book is called 'A Vingança', which can be translated to "The Revenge".