The Purple Octopus first appeared in the episode "Jake's Home Run!" catching a fly ball from Jake and his crew game of baseball as he emerge from the Never sea, seeing that the creature from the deep meant no harm they allow him to join in their game. Just in time to help prevent Captain Hook and his crew from escaping back to the Jolly Roger sending them fleeing into the Never Land Jungle. The Octopus tags along with Jake and his crew threw the episode to get the baseball back from Hook.
The Purple Octopus appeared again in the episode "Bucky's Anchor Away!" helping Jake and his crew give Bucky his Golden Anchor. The Purple Octopus and Marina join Jake and his crew in the chase to not only get the anchor but to also get Bucky back who has pursued the Jolly Roger to get his golden anchor from Hook.
The Purple Octopus returns again in the episode "The Mermaid's Song." While Captain Hook was under the spell of Stormy's mermaid song, he wakes up the Octopus, sending the beast into a rage. The Purple Octopus slings Hook and Mr. Smee around like rag dolls until Jake comes up with the idea to distract him by giving him some items to juggle.
The Purple Octopus appears again in the episode "Pirate Campout!" Captain Hook falls into Doubloon Lagoon and mistakes the Purple Octopus for the sea monster from Jake's spooky story. Jake his crew recuse the scared captain from the beast and then head back to Pirate Island.
The Purple Octopus took part in Jake's birthday celebration with the rest of the pirate teams Never Land friends in "Jake's Birthday Bash!". The Purple Octopus makes a brief cameo in "Bones' Lucky Doubloon!" slapping Captain Hook with a fish when Hook tried to kiss him mistaking the octopus for a mermaid that kiss Bones earlier.
The Purple Octopus makes a brief cameo in the episode "Jake's Pirate Swap Meet", Captain Hook and his crew were seen viewing the various items the octopus wanted to trade before walking off towards Jake.
- "Jake's Home Run!" (first appearance)
- "Bucky's Anchor Away!"
- "The Mermaid's Song
- "Pirate Campout!"
- "Jake's Birthday Bash!"
- "Bones' Lucky Doubloon!"(cameo)
- "Jake's Royal Rescue"
- "Jake's Pirate Swap Meet"(cameo)
- "The Mermaid Queen's Voice" (cameo)
The Purple Octopus is different than the Orange one with yellow and green eyes.