We can't help but think that there will be some very confused commuters in London this morning.
It appears to be made out of polysterene, but do take care folks, these creatures can run on their tentacles, and have nine brains.
Oh, and good luck explaining how it made you late to the boss. Unsurprisingly, Roman Trucks has confirmed that the vehicle has been hired as part of a PR stunt.
Transport for London tweets that the "broken down vehicle at Oxford Circus has been repositioned". It's now only blocking lane one on Regent Street northbound.
A lorry carrying an octopus has broken down at Oxford Circus. Approach with care. pic.twitter.com/GpQQEEoZi8— TfL Traffic News (@TfLTrafficNews) June 3, 2014
Giant beached octopus brings chaos to Oxford Circus. Sort of. pic.twitter.com/pADZgkhTfo— Dominic Casciani (@BBCDomC) June 3, 2014
Why does no one believe me when I say I was late to work because of a giant octopus in the road? pic.twitter.com/us5eehbWQQ— Thomas Copple (@tomcopple) June 3, 2014