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by Jens Widerberg $36.00
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  • the story

Need A Hand?

Go 20,000 leagues under the shower with this friendly squid, equipped with nine, adjustable tentacles for gripping your shampoo, soap and washing extras, without disappearing into the bathroom void! Wildly convenient, this functional creature even holds your bottles upside down, so you conquer every last drop. Made in China out of natural latex.

Available in red, black, blue, or lime green; sold separately.

Exclusively at UncommonGoods.

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Exclusive
Item ID
20073
Made from
latex rubber
Measurements
Approx. 13" H (adjustable)
Notes
Wipe down gently with soap and water to clean.

Designed to hold a soap case with the bar soap inside, not the soap alone.

Reason for 9 arms (rather than 8):
Each arm is actually the half of one long tube that has a loop in the end. The 9th arm is the other half of the arm that goes up through the head and becomes the attachment loop (for easy hanging). Recommended for indoor use only.

Click here to see Shower Squid instructions.
  • the maker

Jens Widerberg

Swedish-born Jens Widerberg may quite possibly have the longest resume in the world. Ranked as Sweden's number two slalom champion in his youth, Widerberg later moved south to become an avid windsurfer. He's now Sweden's fastest kite surfer and the tenth fastest world-wide! Never one to rest on his laurels, however, Widerberg also funnels his energy (or whatever's left of it) into creating functional items for the home. Despite his extracurriculars, this multi-faceted mogul keeps it simple when it comes to design, drawing heavily from classic Scandinavian minimalism.

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Shower Squids
 
4.4

(based on 352 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (211)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (104)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (17)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (267)
  • Easy to use (261)
  • Durable (226)
  • Good value (106)
  • Fun (12)

Cons

  • Poor value (15)
  • Poor quality (7)
  • Pricey / poor value (7)
  • Flimsy (4)
  • Pricey (4)

Best Uses

  • Childrens bathroom (159)
  • Small bathroom (148)
  • Master bathroom (128)
  • Gifts (116)
  • Guest bathroom (103)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Midrange shopper (232), Budget shopper (73), High-end shopper (20)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (234), Yes (163)
    • Who was the recipient of this product?:
    • Self (86), Child (47), Other (39), Wife (14), Husband (12)
    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
    • Other (97), Christmas or hanukkah (69), Birthday (13)

Reviewed by 352 customers

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1.0

It Is Unuseable

By 

from Ventura CA

About Me Midrange Shopper

Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

    • Non-adjustable Loop Sizes
    • Poor Quality
    • Poor Value

    Best Uses

      Comments about Shower Squids:

      The product description showed that the loops would be adjustible, but they were not.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes
      • Who was the recipient of this product?:
      • Husband
      • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
      • Birthday

      Comment on this review

       
      5.0

      LOVE IT!!! So much better than anticipated.

      By 

      from phila., pa

      About Me High-end Shopper

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Durable
      • Easy To Use
      • Good Value
      • Stays Still In Very Sm Sh

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Shower Squids:

          Named it Oscar. Stays out of way while showering in a very small shower

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
          • Who was the recipient of this product?:
          • Self
          • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
          • Other

          Comment on this review

           
          5.0

          Whimsical and practical

          By 

          from Rosemont, PA

          About Me Budget Shopper

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Durable
          • Easy To Use

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Master Bathroom

            Comments about Shower Squids:

            This is a great product. I have always hated those shower shelves that rust and get all caked with soap scum. This is easy to clean and brings a bit of whimsy to my rather dull bathroom.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
            • Who was the recipient of this product?:
            • Self
            • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
            • Other

            Comment on this review

             
            5.0

            Love it!

            By 

            from Ocean City, NJ

            About Me Midrange Shopper

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Attractive Design
            • Durable
            • Easy To Use

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Shower Squids:

                I put this in an outdoor shower at the beach and it holds everyone's products without a shelf. Everyone loved it.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                • Who was the recipient of this product?:
                • Self
                • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                • Other

                Comment on this review

                 
                5.0

                Stylish, fun, and functional

                By 

                from Franklin , TN

                About Me Midrange Shopper

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Attractive Design
                • Easy To Use
                • Kids Love

                Cons

                • None yet

                Best Uses

                • Childrens Bathroom
                • Guest Bathroom

                Comments about Shower Squids:

                Our children's bathroom often resembles a shampoo graveyard of half used bottles scattered all over the tub. Now, we just can walk up, shake the hanging bottles and know what needs to be replaced. Furthermore, it is just plain fun to look at and use.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                • Who was the recipient of this product?:
                • Child
                • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                • Other

                Comment on this review

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Love This Product

                By 

                from Hermitage, Pa

                About Me Midrange Shopper

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Attractive Design
                • Durable
                • Easy To Use
                • Good Value

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Childrens Bathroom
                  • Gifts
                  • Guest Bathroom
                  • Large Bathroom
                  • Master Bathroom
                  • Small Bathroom

                  Comments about Shower Squids:

                  Love this product we use it to organize our bathroom no more shampoo dropped on your food while trying to shower this is so easy to use and looks adorable in the shower.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes
                  • Who was the recipient of this product?:
                  • Husband
                  • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                  • Birthday

                  Comment on this review

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Great product for travel

                  By 

                  from Oklahoma

                  About Me Midrange Shopper

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Attractive Design
                  • Durable
                  • Easy To Use

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Travel

                    Comments about Shower Squids:

                    I purchased one of these years ago and this is the second I've bought. They are fantastic, especially if you are sharing a bathroom with a lot of people. I use them when I travel and they are so convenient.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No
                    • Who was the recipient of this product?:
                    • Self
                    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                    • Other

                    Comment on this review

                     
                    5.0

                    As useful as it is cute

                    By 

                    from Charlotte, NC

                    About Me Midrange Shopper

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Durable

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Gifts
                      • Small Bathroom

                      Comments about Shower Squids:

                      The squid is really cute and seems to hold on to many different-sized bottles. So far, so good. And it does keep the clutter down on the edge of the shower!

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • Yes
                      • Who was the recipient of this product?:
                      • Husband
                      • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                      • Father’s Day

                      Comment on this review

                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      4.0

                      Cute but pricey

                      By 

                      from San Diego, CA

                      About Me Midrange Shopper

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Attractive Design
                      • Easy To Use

                      Cons

                      • Pricey

                      Best Uses

                      • Childrens Bathroom
                      • Guest Bathroom
                      • Large Bathroom
                      • Master Bathroom
                      • Small Bathroom

                      Comments about Shower Squids:

                      Works great in my bathroom especially since there's not much storage space. Was more expensive than most bathroom storage products.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No
                      • Who was the recipient of this product?:
                      • Self
                      • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                      • Other

                      Comment on this review

                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Perfect for travelers!!

                      By 

                      from New Jersey

                      About Me Midrange Shopper

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Attractive Design
                      • Durable
                      • Easy To Use
                      • Good Value

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Shower Squids:

                          Great product! I travel for business and am on the road 100% of the time. The hotels I stay in typically do not have any place to put toiletries other than the shower floor. This product is amazing! It holds shampoo, conditioner, toothbrush, toothpaste, shaving cream and razor very easily and everything is off the floor and in easy reach. It is easy to make the rings smaller...a bit more difficult to make the rings larger. As a bonus, it makes me smile when I get in the shower. Very cute design!

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No
                          • Who was the recipient of this product?:
                          • Wife
                          • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                          • Other

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