At this time of year as we juggle the food shopping, presents, and decorations - we could all do with more than one pair of hands.
Luckily there's one Brighton resident that has exactly that and she's even able to use them to count down the last few days to Christmas
Lizzie the Octopus has been given her very own advent calendar but it's not as simple as it sounds! Malcolm Shaw reports.
Despite being an octopus, Lizzie from Brighton is celebrating Christmas with her very own advent calendar.
Brighton Sea Life Centre have given the octopus an advent calendar with boxes containing morsels of fish and crab.
Three octopuses have been transferred from their tanks in Brighton's Sea Life Centre into a new £100,000 feature exhibition.
The giant pacific octopus, common octopus and mud octopus are now in the appropriately named 'Octopus Garden'.