Oracle Octopus`s New Job
The psychic sea creature became a global star after ‘predicting’ the correct outcome of all Germany’s matches in South Africa.
The all-seeing cephalopod capped the tournament by choosing Spain as winners.
Now he is to be turned into an Elvis Presley tribute act by his new agent Chris Davies, from Tenbury Wells, Worcestershire.
Mr Davies signed up Paul after his forecasting exploits at the Sea Life Centre in Oberhausen, Germany, where he picked one of two boxes decorated with the flags of two rival teams.
‘One of the most exciting things is that he has a record deal in place for an album, called Paul The Octopus Sings Elvis,’ said Mr Davies.
‘There are books being written, a range of octopus toys are coming out this Christmas and there is even a new iPhone app