Bili the Adorabilis Octopus BookStripe Design Group
Bili the Adorabilis Octopus is based on the recent discovery of a new species of octopus found here in the Monterey Bay. Also referred to as Dumbo Octopus or Flapjack Octopus, Bili is so cute and adorable they began to refer to her as the "Adorabilis Octopus."
Come with her on an adventure as she encounters Scientists and finds herself suddenly in a strange alien world unlike the deep dark ocean she is accustomed to. She longs to return home to her flight school students and is aware that soon they will discover she is missing!
“Ms. Ali,” (Alisa Hites) as they refer to her, is a former local Art Teacher who taught at the Art Factory in Aptos, Mariposa’s Art through the Arts Council of Santa Cruz County and Substitute taught K-12th grade for over 13 years in PVUSD and SCUSD. She grew up in Santa Cruz and attended Soquel High, Cabrillo College and then SJSU where she obtained an BS Degree in Illustration, Animation and Graphic Design. She was trained by Warner Bros. and eventually worked as a background painter for Disney Artist, Trevor Carlton in Los Angeles.