We’re so excited to share with you and your kiddos these octopus fun facts pages. Kids of all ages will enjoy reading and learning with these free octopus fun facts printables. Our printable fun facts pdf includes two pages filled with Octopus pictures and facts about octopus that kids will enjoy at home or in the classroom.

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Free Printable Octopus Facts For Kids

Octopuses are definitely fascinating creatures: they can fit in very small spaces, have suction cups on their tentacles, use ink for jet propulsion, have blue blood, and on top of all, they don’t have one single octopus brain – they have 9 brains! Click the button to download and print the octopi fun facts sheets now:

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If your little one is as amazed by these sea animals as much as we are, then they’ll love learning these interesting facts about octopuses that they probably didn’t know about. Octopuses definitely deserve their own fun facts coloring sheets.

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Octopus facts printed pdf file page one shown in black and white with 5 interesting facts for kids about octopus
This is our first page in our octopus facts printable set!
  1. Octopuses are ocean creatures that have eight arms and bulbous heads.
  2. The common octopus is 12 to 36 inches long and weighs 6.6 to 22pounds, but the largest octopus can grow to 16 feet long and weigh around 110lbs.
  3. They are cephalopods, which means they have a prominent head and a set of arms or tentacles, just like the squid or cuttlefish.
  4. Octopuses have three hearts and blue blood. 
  5. Two of the hearts work to move blood beyond the octopus’ gills, and the third keeps circulation flowing.

More Octopus Fun Facts

Octopus facts printed pdf file page two shown in black and white 5 interesting facts for kids about octopus
This is the second printable page in our octopus facts set.
  1. To protect themselves from predators, they squirt ink. 
  2. Octopuses don’t have bones, which means they can squeeze into and out of very tight spaces. 
  3. The oldest octopus fossil lived 296 million years ago.
  4. Octopuses are really smart, they can navigate through mazes, solve problems, and even have different personalities.
  5. After mating, both female and male octopuses die. The male dies a few months afterward, and the female dies after the eggs hatch.

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This fun facts page is sized for standard letter printer paper dimensions – 8.5 x 11 inches.


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And for more octopus fun, check out this paper bag octopus craft or make these Hank the Septopus crafts <–only 7 legs :).

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