|Time of Year||March to July, September 15th to January|
|Time of Day||All day|
The Octopus is found in underwater in the ocean. Its shadow is medium and it moves away from the player.
The Octopus can be donated to the museum. Upon doing so, the following text is given by Blathers:
"Many people think octopuses have eight legs, but those are not legs. Their tentacles are actually arms. They have a strange anatomy, with their head located between their body and arms. The flexible arms are perfect for catching all kinds of crab, shrimp, and shellfish, especially in reefs. When attacked by predators, octopuses emit a black ink that spreads through the water. This greatly reduces visibility and allows them to escape, making them highly skilled at disappearing."'
Upon catching the fish, the player will say the following:
"I got an octopus! Find out about it on my podcast!"