Preheat the oven and line cupcake tins. Then make cake mix following the instructions on the box. Fill cupcake tins and bake following directions. Allow to cool thoroughly.
In a large bowl, add both containers of cream cheese frosting. Add the blue gel food coloring, and mix with a mixer until combined and the frosting is colored blue.
Frost the cupcakes and top with the octopus.
Serve and enjoy.