The figure made its debut in 1995 with the introduction the Aquazone theme, and originally came only in black. Since its debut, the black colored octopus has appeared in multiple sets. In 2008, the Agents themed set 8636 Mission 7: Deep Sea Quest was the first and only set to feature a glow-in-the-dark, transparent light blue octopus figure. The first Dark Red coloured octopus figure was featured in the Pirates set 6240 Kraken Attackin', as a mythical beast known as the Kraken.
- It is known as a Kraken in 6240 Kraken Attackin'.
- 8636 Mission 7: Deep Sea Quest (First glow-in-the-dark light blue octopus)
- 6240 Kraken Attackin' (First dark red colored octopus)
- 60090 Deep Sea Scuba Scooter (Dark Red)
- 45801 Trash Trek (First Lego League 2015 Challenge)