Articulated Octopus STL

The STL (Standard Tessellation Language or STereoLithography) file format is the most commonly used format for 3D printing. 

When used with a 3D slicer, it allows a computer to communicate with the 3D printer hardware, printing a model.

Since its humble beginnings, many CAD software packages have adopted and supported the STL file format. 

It is a 3D printing process and corresponding file type created by Chuck Hull at 3D Systems in the 1980s. It is for rapid prototyping, 3D printing, and computer-aided manufacturing.

octopus articulated stl model
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3D Printed Articulated Octopus STL Attribution

Download the FREE articulated octopus STL model, created by MGYBEER, and create a cute mini collection of articulating octopuses!

We’ve taken great care to ensure that the downloadable STL file is of the highest quality. It’s optimized for easy slicing, so it’s compatible with a wide range of 3D printers and software. Just download the file, load it into your slicer software, and watch as your printer brings your articulated masterpiece to life.


You are authorized to:

  • Share — copy, distribute, and communicate the material by any means and in any format;
  • Adapt — remix, transform, and create from the material for any use.

What is not allowed:

  • No sharing or adaptation without attribution;
  • No sharing or adaptation under different conditions;
  • No commercial use.

Under the following terms:

Articulated Octopus 3D Print Information

This octopus can be printed without additional support.

It’s designed so it can be printed at once, and with no assembly or supports required.

You can play around with colors and replaceable tentacles!

To print the small replaceable tentacle, be sure to enable “print thin walls” in the slicer.

No need for additional support to print this articulated octopus!

Settings are the same as the Octopus 2.0 tentacle replacement video

Once you’ve finished downloading your Articulated Octopus, follow these steps:

  1. Use appropriate software to unzip the archive (if the file is in .zip or .rar format).
  2. Import the STL or OBJ file (or any other 3D printable format) into your preferred 3D slicer program.
  3. Adjust all the necessary settings in your slicer to prepare the 3D printing process and generate the final G-Code.
  4. Transfer the G-Code to your 3D printer using methods such as an SD card, USB connection, WiFi, or any other suitable means.

3D Printing STL File Contribution

We invite all the STL Creators and artists to share some of your creations and help us build an excellent Free STL File library.

In exchange, we will put your info, website, and social media so people can see and buy other creations from you. No file is too small or complicated (they can be parts, mods, props, or whatever you want to share).

Please email us at with the subject (STL Creator Contribution) with your contact information, such as your social media (IG, TikTok, Youtube, etc.). To receive your well-deserved recognition from us & the community.

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