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Best Octopus Gift Ideas

An Octopus is one of the most popular and favored sea creatures, with 8 tentacles, 3 hearts, and 90% muscle, these really are magnificent creatures. As intelligent sea creatures, they are favored by many people for their unique yet intriguing look and wondrous behaviors. Anyone who says otherwise isn't seeing the fascinating creatures that we are.

World Octopus day is celebrated on the 8th of October every year and so to honor this, we have compiled a guide with some of the best gifts for both scuba divers and octopus lovers. For those who share a passion for these remarkable sea creatures, they are likely to want to celebrate their love for every type of octopus by displaying some exciting octopus merchandise.

The Best Octopus Gifts for all type of octopus lovers

It is with good reason that we have mentioned world octopus day so early in our guide and that's because we want to help you prepare for it, or at least give you some inspiration when it comes to choosing octopus gifts whether they are for yourself or a recipient. Below, we have compiled a collection of octopus gift ideas that we are certain you are going to love.

You may not be a fan of octopuses yourself with no interest in celebrating world octopus day, however, there may be someone in your life who does and would be very appreciative of a cool octopus gift. 

Regardless of who you are purchasing a gift for, we have created a guide below with 26 gift ideas including a variety of cool and exciting gifts to those that are a little more useful, there is plenty to choose from. From house decor to novelty wear and bedding there is sure to be a gift below that you or your recipient will love. 

Best Octopus Gift Ideas

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The first gift we have selected is a pair of Moscow Mule Mugs, with wonderfully delicate details in their design. Featuring a design that oozes luxury and class, these mugs have been handmade by experts with impressive hammered details and an octopus incorporated into the handle design.

The octopus has been placed on the side of the mug with its tentacles positioned as though they are clasping onto the side of the mug. A great way of appreciating these magnificent creatures as you settle down for an ice tea or refreshing cocktail. 

If you know an octopus lover who has just bought a new home, these would make excellent house warming gifts and are also likely to be greatly received as a birthday gift, holiday gift, or mother and father's day gift. A great addition to any world octopus day party, guaranteed to impress your guests. 

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If there is someone in your life who you have an unbreakable bond with, a friendship keychain is a great way to celebrate that. The verse on the keychain reads “Friends come and go, like waves on the sea. True friends stick like an octopus on your face.” A great way to express your gratitude for a friendship. Measuring 2 by .5 of inches approximately, this is a compact gift that will easily fit into a pocket or on a purse.

Made from stainless steel it isn't going to rust and tarnish, so you can be assured that your recipient is going to have many years of pleasure out of this gift. It is also hypoallergenic, so it isn't going to cause any adverse reactions if it should come into contact with sensitive skin. If you are looking for something with a more sentimental meaning then this is an ideal gift. This engraved keychain also features a face-hugging which further emphasizes this message. 

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For those occasions where you have been enjoying a drink of wine and then find some leftover in the bottle, but let's be honest, how often does this happen, this next octopus gadget is going to come in particularly handy. 

This octopus bottle topper has been made using zinc alloy metal with rubber components which acts as a suction to keep it in the bottle securely. Without being too bold, this gift still makes a statement in regards to a love of octopuses. This would definitely make a cute valentines day gift for a scuba diver too.

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Remaining in the theme of wine and helpful gadgets, we have chosen this nautical octopus wine holder. Another brilliant gift idea for octopus lovers. With an extremely stylish yet dramatic design, this wine holder is available in four different color options, so there is one to suit every home style and decor. Crafted with love, they have also been hand-painted and polished to achieve a wonderful, high-quality finish. 

Sculpted using composite resin, this is an ideal ocean and nautical ornamental item. Even when it isn't being used to store wine, it still counts as a unique and interesting addition to any room.

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What's better than being able to enjoy two of your favorite things at once. These whiskey glasses allow you to do just that, enjoy a shot of your favorite whiskey whilst appreciating the fascinating detailed octopus design. Produced by Greenline Goods, this rock glass set features an intricate illustration of an octopus, with the tentacles appearing as though they are attempting to climb up the glass. 

If you're looking for a unique but useful gift, you have found it in these whiskey glasses. An ideal gift choice for groomsmen, fathers day or a birthday, and likely to be highly appreciated by your boyfriend, husband, and more.

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Next up is another cool octopus gift, which would be a useful addition to any octopus lovers kitchen. With this gift, you can shake things up a little, quite literally. Inspired by the Call of Cthulhu, this octopus salt and pepper shaker set has been made from high-quality polyresin, which has then been hand-painted and polished for a sleek finish.

With an exciting design that features the tentacles of the octopus appearing to wrap its legs around the shakers, this is a fun gift, whilst also coming in handy as a practical gift. When you purchase this item, you also receive the salt and pepper shakers so you don't have to worry whether your existing ones fit, because these have been made to do just that. 

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Octopus gifts can also be super cute and a favorite amongst children,an idea in particular, are these octopus stuffed animals. They would even make a great addition to your bedroom or sofa, a fun way of introducing the octopus theme through something soft and cuddly. There are different size options available; a 7 inch, 16 inch, 24 inches or 32 inch version, and different color choices too including blue, brown, pink, purple, and white. There is sure to be a size and color available to suit any recipient. 

The smallest version would be a great addition to a keychain whilst the largest option would be ideal as a comforting pillow for a young child. You may even know an adult who loves octopuses and cuddly toys and this is a great way to combine both. Taking them to the watery depths beneath the waves, this is likely to be a great addition to their collection. The exterior of this cuddly toy has been made from a soft plush material while the inside of the toy has been stuffed with polypropylene cotton, providing a soft and comforting feel.

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Moving onto something which is a little more sophisticated with a classy and almost gothic feel, is this octopus art style of a gift that would make a great addition to the home decor of an octopus lover. This sculpted decanter and glass set features an intricate design that is artistically impressive and pleasing on the eye. Expertly crafted using resin, this item features the impressive rendering of this magnificent creature and its reaching and tangling tentacles. Thus which appears to be wrapping themselves around the glass.

This piece oozes an antique feel courtesy of its bronze metal finish and texture. Each of the glasses features matching detailing, while the decanter features the tentacles of the octopus almost attempting to appear and escape from the top. Whether this is going to be used regularly or not this is a spellbinding piece that is likely to be a real talking point amongst friends and visitors. 

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Another piece of impressive homeware is this octopus bowl. With an elegant appeal, this product brings a hint of the marine life and octopus theme into the home without being too crazy or overwhelming. It is definitely another favorite of ours. The design of this bowl features an octopus with its tentacles propping the glass bowl above its head. Made from aluminum, the base is durable and robust finished with a dark brown vintage tone.

Measuring 9.5 inches high with a 12 inch diameter, this is a gift that will easily fit onto the counters of any home. Usefully, the glass bowl is detachable which makes washing up much easier. These would make wonderful presents, offering an elegant and sophisticated way of bringing the octopus theme into the home without being too overwhelming. We think they would look great in a bathroom housing some small soaps or oil, it is less of a fruit bowl and more of an art piece.

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Whilst the temptation to recite the famous words from Snowwhite pops into mind, ‘’ mirror, mirror…’’ There is no denying that this next gift boasts a truly impressive octopus design. This would be a great gift to grace any vanity. It is likely to have a great impact on anyone who sees it. 

This mirror could be placed wherever you see fit but would be an impressive statement piece if placed on a vanity or dressing table etc. Regardless of where you place it, it is always likely to attract attention. Even on times where you don't like what's looking back, you can still appreciate the impressive aluminum brass creature with its trailing tentacles appearing to prop the mirror in the air above its head. This is an eye-catching piece courtesy of the detailed design.

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So you've probably noticed that we have made it to this point in our guide and are yet to mention any sort of novelty gift, but this is one that simply couldn't be ignored. This tee features the hilarious slogan ''I wish I was an octopus, so I could slap 8 people at once'' which is sure to bring a smile to your face. This classic fit tee has sleeves and a hem that have all been sewn with a double hem finish.

Made from a mix of cotton and polyester, this t-shirt is available in a range of sizes and is suitable for men, women, and children too. Usefully, it is fully machine washable too so you don't have to worry about it getting damaged in the process. 

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Are you a bit of a bookworm? or is your recipient a lover of books and octopuses? What better way to bring a touch of the sea to your bookcase than this bookend set. Manufactured by Ebros, these bookends are 6.25 inches high and 6 inches long. Made using high-quality composite resin, they have been painted and polished by hand for a sophisticated appeal.

Utilize the impressive 90% muscle body power of an octopus to keep your books in place and your bookcase looking smart. Each bookend weighs 1.5 pounds, so they aren't too heavy to hold or carry, but they are heavy enough to keep your books in order. 

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I'm sure we are all familiar with the boring designs that brace many beach towels, so why not spruce it up with something much more exciting, a true representation of you and your interests. You may be looking for a yoga mat or a simple but effective piece of octopus bathroom decor, or even a towel to take to the beach. Whatever purpose you want it for, this octopus round beach towel is sure to be a worthy investment. This jaw dropping beach towel features a vintage drawing of an octopus tentacles rendered against a nautical navy blue background.

A high-quality towel that has been made from 100% microfiber polyester, it has a diameter measuring 59 inches, great for use alone or as a beach blanket fitting two adults at once. The design is going to last for a long time without fading away as it has been printed onto the fabric using high-end 3D digital printing. 

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This gift is another one of our favorites. Why not snuggle up with your 8 tentacle friend with this king duvet set. An awesome way of introducing your favorite sea creature into your bedroom decor. Created by the brand Ambesonne, this duvet set has been made from 100% brushed-microfiber polyester and comes in a three piece set featuring the duvet cover itself along with two pillow covers.

With a neutral, monochrome color selection, the 3D rendering delivers a stunning elegant looking sea creature, the pattern of which is mirrored on the pillow covers too. Usefully, this set can be machine washed and tumble dried for convenience. 

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Heading back into homeware, we have this solid, decorative cast iron trivet. With an 8 inch diameter and 5 inches in height, this piece is intended to protect your kitchen counters from any heat or scratches. Usefully this trivet can be used for hot dishes, kettles, and pots and can be placed on the kitchen counter or table instead of placing these hot items directly onto these surfaces. 

The design features an octopus with its spreading tentacles placed within the circular frame. Coated with a protective layer of dark brown paint, for durability, this trivet is likely to last for a considerable length of time with a beautiful finish. This is sure to be a gift appreciated by octopus and food lovers alike. 

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A great way of bringing your love for octopuses to life is through the introduction of homeware and decor. Maybe you're looking to decorate your sofa or add some scatter cushions to your bedroom, whatever your intended use may be, these cushion covers are a wonderful way of doing so.

Each cover conforms to a monochrome theme featuring a different octopus design, all impressive in their own ways. They are a subtle but exciting way of bringing the octopus theme into your home or bedroom. 

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This next gift has a wow factor that is sure to impress your guests. Made by SPI, this is another piece of decor that elegantly brings the octopus theme into your home. 

This octopus candle holder is made from aluminum and the design shows the octopus tentacles holding five large candles. It will look amazing in whatever room you put it. Look no further if you are searching for a unique octopus gift. A gift that would fit well into anyone's home, but also nice to treat yourself too when you are looking for others.  

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Using their stretching and tangling tentacles, octopuses can get everywhere, so why not have one attached to your finger. Add to your collection with this lovely, fully adjustable octopus ring. 

Created using polished titanium and stainless steel, this solid and durable ring has a textured design that resembles that of an octopus tentacles, allowing you to both see and feel all the suckers and take in the impressive detail. A gift that can be worn by him and her. It's also super affordable making a great gift for friends, partners, nieces, and nephews, etc.  

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Do you often find yourself misplacing your keys? Well, that needn't be a worry any more thanks to this awesome octopus themed gift. The 8 tentacles serve the useful purpose of keeping your keys displayed in a neat and organized manner.

This key holder is ready to be mounted onto the wall, perhaps you could place it next to the mirror that we have mentioned previously. Holding up to 6 sets of keys at once, this is an awesome looking gift that highlights your love for these sea creatures.

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Now we couldn't go all the way through this guide without mentioning some fun octopus gifts that can be used in the water. This octopus water shooter is likely to provide hours of fun.

Made from ABS plastic and rubber which are known for their durability, the pump-action gathers the water and then sprays it out of the ends. A fun gift to be used at the pool or seaside for little and big kids alike.

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The next gift in our guide is this mini adult backpack, a great accompaniment to your day trips or vacations. Designed with different color octopuses, this is a cute little gift that incorporates the sea creature theme. 

Made from cotton canvas it features two zip compartments, one main one, and one smaller front compartment. This bag has all the room needed to hold your essentials. If you are passionate about animals, then you will be pleased to know that a portion of sales made from this bag are given to animal causes. 

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What could be better than a comfy pair of sweatpants that can be worn for fitness, outdoor wear, or daily casual wear. Impressively designed with the colors purple, black, and blue, these joggers feature the tentacles of an octopus trailing down the leg. This truly immersive design is sure to get people talking and wanting a pair for themselves.

Made with a combination of polyester and spandex, this is a soft and comfortable fabric, and the design isn't going to fade after washes. 

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Going back to the homeware style of gifts we have this set of 6 octopus style absorbent coasters. A great gift that subtly hints at an interest in these magnificent sea creatures without being too overwhelming. 

The design is rather intricate with close attention to detail, featuring an octopus as the focus, with its tentacles trailing along a world map. These are sure to be a great addition to any home. With a cork layer, you don't have to worry about any scratches to your furniture, and as absorbent coasters, any accidental spills are taken care of, simply wipe them clean afterward.

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You can never have too many mugs and so our next gift idea is this pink octopus 3D coffee mug. The design of this mug features the eye of an octopus in the center and its tentacles trailing and forming the handle of the mug.

The textured tentacles give this a realistic feel allowing you to see and feel the amazing detail of their bodies. Whoever is likely to be drinking their tea from this mug, I'm sure that they will agree that this is a truly impressively design. Using only two colors, pink and yellow, the design is impressive without being too overwhelming. We are sure that this is a gift that will be greatly received by your recipient, or why not add to a collection and treat yourself to it. 

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This intricately sculpted tray features an octopus positioned on a nautilus shell with its tentacles wrapped around the edges. Made with a mixture of bronze powder and resin, this item oozes an authentic and rustic look, that would fit well into most decor. 

The sculpture of the octopus features incredibly intricate detail that is going to look amazing with nautical and coastal decor in particular. Compact in size this is an ideal little storage tray that can house your jewelry or small odds and ends. A gift that is likely to excite any octopus lover or art collector.

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Art is a great way of expressing your passion toward a certain subject and so we are finishing our guide with this spellbinding handmade swimming octopus glass figurine.
Made with high-quality glass, this figurine has outstanding details and colors. This figurine features an octopus surrounded by its tentacles with a textured feel to display the realistic look of these creatures. It is then propped up by slight grips placed on its rear tentacles which keep it securely in place.

This would be great in any room of the home and is sure to attract lots of attention from guests. If you have someone in your life who loves art and octopuses this is the perfect gift for them. A small but unique gift that is likely to be appreciated by your recipient regardless of the occasion. 

Final Thoughts

We hope that you have found this guide insightful regarding the variety of available octopus gifts. Whether you are looking for novelty items or homeware, water games, or art, we have included a range in this guide. If you are buying for yourself then there is bound to be a gift that takes your fancy. If you are buying for someone else, remember to consider their tastes, and then you are more than likely to buy them a gift that will be greatly appreciated.

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