Hairdresser Octopus is a “boss” character in PaRappa the Rapper 2, a rhythm video game in which the player completes various musical challenges as the titular rapping dog. Hairdresser Octopus is a campy, flamboyant male octopus that wears colorful dresses while overseeing his hair salon. During Hairdresser Octopus’s musical challenge, PaRappa has to prove that he is a competent barber before the brainwashed Octopus will free the patrons of his salon.
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