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by Jens Widerberg $36.00
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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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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

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 354 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (211)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (105)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (11)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (17)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (268)
  • Easy to use (263)
  • 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 (160)
  • Small bathroom (149)
  • Master bathroom (129)
  • Gifts (116)
  • Guest bathroom (103)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Midrange shopper (234), Budget shopper (73), High-end shopper (20)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (235), Yes (163)
    • Who was the recipient of this product?:
    • Self (87), Child (47), Other (39), Wife (14), Husband (12)
    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
    • Other (98), Christmas or hanukkah (69), Birthday (13)

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3.0

A bit disappointed

By 

from Quebec, Canada

About Me Midrange Shopper

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Easy To Use

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Shower Squids:

      I like how this product works. However, after a while it became discoloured. I bought the blue one and now some parts of it look white-ish, like soap scum (but it's not soap scum). I don't know if it's a problem with mine only. I just wished that for that price it would be of a better quality.

      Comment on this review

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Shower Squid review and recommendation

      By 

      from Fairfax, VA

      About Me Midrange Shopper

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Childrens Bathroom
        • Master Bathroom
        • Small Bathroom

        Comments about Shower Squids:

        Great idea and product. Would like it if the arms were of varying lenghts so all products don't bunch together at the same height. Really like that it uses gravity so product is easy to squirt out, and also that they are no longer all over the floor.

        • 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)

         
        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

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            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

                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                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

                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  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

                      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      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

                      (2 of 2 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

                        (3 of 3 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

                          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          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

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