Octopus Puzzle Sheets

Octopuses are eight limbed molluscs that are masters of camouflage. Did you know that they have three hearts and blue blood? We have lots of fun puzzles, word searches, colourings and lots more in our huge octopus section.


Octopus Maze

Help the octopus find its home among the coral in this fun maze.

Word Search

Octopus Word Search

Can you find all the octopus related words in this octopus themed word search? There is also an octopus to colour while you are looking.

Octopus Word Search Easier

We have an easier version of our octopus word search which only contains horizontal and vertical words to make it easier for younger children or those new to word searches.

Word Scramble

Octopus Word Scramble

Can you solve the 10 octopus related anagrams in this fun word scramble puzzle? We have a solution sheet you can download if you get stuck.


Octopus Boggled Puzzle

Make as many words as you can using the grid with this fun word puzzle game. You can move in any direction on the grid and don't forget to give yourself double points for any octopus related words you find.

Grid copy

Octopus Grid Copy

This super smiley octopus is so cute and makes a great grid copy as it is not too difficult. 

Octopus Grid Copy 2

Copy the cute little octopus in the grid provided. It is easier if you complete one square at a time until you have the picture complete.

Pirate Octopus Grid Copy

This cute octopus is all dressed up as a pirate in this fun grid copy page. Can you copy the picture onto the grid provided, it is easier if you draw one square at a time.

How Many Words Puzzles

Octopus How Many Words Puzzle

How many words can you make from the phrase "hug like an octopus" in this fun word puzzle game?

Dot to Dot

Octopus Dot to Dot

Join the dots to complete the picture of the octopus in this fun dot to dot puzzle. Perfect for helping improve number ordering skills.

Jigsaw Puzzles

Octopus Jigsaw Puzzle

This fun printable jigsaw features a cute little octopus. Print it out, cut out the pieces and you are ready to solve it.

Octopus Number Jigsaw

This fun printable octopus number jigsaw is fun to play. Cut the picture into the ten strips and solve by putting them in number order. If you want more of a challenge cut off the numbers and try and solve by the picture alone.  

Alphabet Challenge

Octopus Alphabet Challenge

Can you think of a word relating to octopuses for each of the letters of the alphabet? Think of their habitat, words to describe them and other animals in the sea that they may swim next to.

Colour Copy

Octopus Colour Copy

This octopus has very long arms in this fun colour copy sheet.

Octopus Colour Copy 2

Can you colour the smiley octopus to match the existing picture in this fun colour copy sheet?

Octopus Colour Copy 3

Can you colour the cute little octopus to match the existing picture in this fun colour copy sheet?

Spot The Difference

Octopus Spot the Difference

Can you find the 5 differences between the two octopus scenes in this fun spot the difference puzzle?

Complete The Picture

Octopus Complete the Picture

Can you fill in the missing grid squares to complete the octopus picture in this fun complete the picture puzzle?

Picture Puzzle

Octopus Picture Puzzle

Draw the boxes onto the grid based on their co-ordinates to reveal the picture. If you don't want to draw then you can always cut each box out and stick them into the correct square.