oh, i was just calling the ones in Faron Deku Scrubs since thats what they reminded me of and i never got close to the ones in the sky to give them a proper look. I only really class an octorok as an octorok if its in the water i guess.
*broadens her adaptive species in Zelda mindset*
What? The very first Octoroks were on land, and that's where they've always been in the 2D games. SS was the first 3D game to put them on land.