Today 8/8 or 8 October is World Octopus Day. We’ve matched the Octopus craze with the current adult colouring in book craze. Wrapping paper you can colour in… v v cool. Of course the Octopus is a most ancient and resilient creature appearing over 300 million years ago, way before the T Rex. According to the Scientific American blog the octopus has some remarkable assets such as 8 semi detached autonomous arms, thousands of smart suckers, cold adapted blue blood, 3 beating hearts and an advanced intelligence. No wonder the octopus gets its own day. Oh and it took forever to tie that bow so eight dots were visible on the bow tails..