Dream about pet octopus indicates the burdens and problems that you are hauling around. Your leisurely and carefree days are soon coming to an end. You feel limited in your choices or physically immobilized. It is a hint for a new idea or some newly developed situation. Things are not going well in your personal life.
Pet octopus dream is unfortunately an alert for a situation that you should avoid. You need to stop trying to be in the middle of things and stop trying to fix things. You are trying to get to the root of some matter. The dream is a hint for some negative feelings that you are not expressing in your life. You need to rid yourself of the negative and pessimistic attitude.
If you dreamt about pet octopus:
In actual fact what you are looking at is one set of events that has already happened, and one that potentially could, but so far has not. You would benefit from getting your priorities in order to truly understand which of them is most important, and therefore what your course of action is likely to be.