Olly the Octopus

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The zine consisted of a narrative poem about an octopus called Olly who wanted to enter the octopus porn industry but was hampered by the fact that he had only seven legs. The zine was put together in a style parodying and pastiching children's picture books. Illustrations were by Train and Baron von Harlot.  
The zine consisted of a narrative poem about an octopus called Olly who wanted to enter the octopus porn industry but was hampered by the fact that he had only seven legs. The zine was put together in a style parodying and pastiching children's picture books. Illustrations were by Train and Baron von Harlot.  
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The poem was originally intended to be a competitive piece for a forthcoming poetry slam in mind but proved to be too long.  
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The poem was originally intended to be a competitive piece for a poetry slam but proved to be too long.  
Train also publishes serial zine [[Badger's Dozen]].  
Train also publishes serial zine [[Badger's Dozen]].  
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Olly the Octopus received a negative review in the April 2010 issue of Sticky Institute's Sporadic Correspondence. Train recorded feedback from several friends on his blog.  
Olly the Octopus received a negative review in the April 2010 issue of Sticky Institute's Sporadic Correspondence. Train recorded feedback from several friends on his blog.  
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== Contact ==
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timhtrain[at]yahoo.com.au
== External links ==
== External links ==

Revision as of 01:39, 18 January 2012

Olly the Octopus was a one-off poetry zine created in March 2010 by Tim Train, a writer and zine-maker in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

The zine consisted of a narrative poem about an octopus called Olly who wanted to enter the octopus porn industry but was hampered by the fact that he had only seven legs. The zine was put together in a style parodying and pastiching children's picture books. Illustrations were by Train and Baron von Harlot.

The poem was originally intended to be a competitive piece for a poetry slam but proved to be too long.

Train also publishes serial zine Badger's Dozen.

Press

Olly the Octopus received a negative review in the April 2010 issue of Sticky Institute's Sporadic Correspondence. Train recorded feedback from several friends on his blog.

Contact

timhtrain[at]yahoo.com.au

External links

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