Japan has the yummiest ham sausage things I remember fondly.
If you're in the mood for an octopus-y dinner:
Here's your guide (fyi, you'll need cucumbers to make the green bandanas for the octopi):
Or if you prefer the simplicity of this ham elephant:
This is your blueprint:
I hope you're not too intimidated by all the animal shaped ham products that precede you.
Thanks to my sorely missed friend Amy for this link!