It's hectic, at times a bit too hectic for me. The underlying message is also ambiguous to the point of equivocation. But it's entertaining and often amusing. (I suspect there are some great in-jokes for the native South Africans in there too.)
With its central comparison of ETs to seafood I was inevitably reminded of 'Pik' Botha's memorable description of apartheid-era South Africa:
"We are not a nation of jillyfish."
V had her own Guatemalan way of getting her head around it. "So, these aliens have their own Pavón?"