These small resin octopus are colored or filled with crystal stone chips and are great to make jewelry with, use as a pocket spell charm, altar decor, magical crafts, or whatever you'd like to use it for. Handmade by Manoah Nova-Third Eye Creations. Octopus symbolism octopus meaning. The octopus loves a voracious student, and will serve up profound lessons to those who seek them from her. Even the habitat of the octopus speaks of mystery and wonder. As a creature of the water, the octopus holds animal symbolism pertaining to intuition. It has the ability to move quickly and escape from the tightest of places. Thus, the spiritual meaning of octopus represents creativity. It encourages man to move towards one's goals in an unorthodox way. It also asks the man to lose his excess physical and emotional baggage.