Peel a banana partially, leaving the unpeeled part for the octopus head.
Cut off the unpeeled part of the banana.
Cut the banana peel into eight octopus arms.
Cut the banana into thin slices.
Arrange the banana slices in a circle on a plate.
Insert two cloves into the banana to create eyes.
Use a toothpick to carve a smile into the banana.
Arrange the banana octopus onto the plate with the banana slices!