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  1. Folkmanis Puppet Octopus
    Folkmanis Puppet Octopus
    Folkmanis Puppet Octopus
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  2. Folkmanis Puppet Octopus

    Delivery: 10-20 Working Days
    Customer Ratings (25 reviews)
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Product Description

  • 13" span
  • The 150 species of octopus belong to the mollusk family. They are found throughout the world's oceans
  • most commonly in warm seas.
  • Octopi range in size from two inches to a giant 32 feet across the arms of the Pacific octopus.
  • Octopi are masters of camouflage: they can not only change color
  • but also shape and skin texture.
  • Octopi have well-developed eyes enabling them to see all around. It has a large brain with quite a capacity for learning

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

This little friend is perfect for all ages. He's an expressive hand puppet with a lot of character, and he makes a good stuffed animal, too. Six of his eight tentacles accept fingers (making him comfortable for both right- and left-handers) and he's one-size-fits-all: little hands and adult hands alike can work his magic. Use him palm-side up, and he plays a keen game of octopus peek-a-boo.
Never have we encountered a toy of such durability. Our octopus has traveled the world, been in most of the states of the Union, and accompanied us on climbs of some of the highest mountains on the East coast. Not to mention his many trips through the washing machine (in a mesh delicates bag; line dry). After five years and all those miles, he's not as good as new, but he's got a lot of life and love left in him. No doubt can can take a rough handling from any age.
I am the author of the '99 review of this toy -- more than 12 years ago. Since that time, we've had 2 kids (now ages 2 and 3). They each enjoy the octopus tremendously. Octopus on head, octopus on face, octopus trying to tickle you with all those legs, octopus being thrown down the spiral staircase.... he's still got a lot of tricks up those 8 sleeves.

Despite all the rough toddler play, the octopus (now in his 17th year) is still going strong. He's had minimal repairs and still takes occasional trips through the washing machine to keep him nice and tidy.

When he's not playing with the kids, he still enjoys world travel (a week in Provence this summer while the kids stayed with grandparents was just what the octopus needed to rejuvenate!), skiing (strapped to outside of the backpack so his little legs can flop around free during the exciting descents), and even worked his way into a friend's wedding photos. Stern frowns from the uppity photographer didn't... Read more
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