|Date of birth||1 August 1980|
|Place of birth||Cesena, Italy|
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Playing position||Centre back|
|2002–2003||→ Ascoli (loan)||7||(1)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 29 July 2013.
† Appearances (Goals).
Olivi started his career at hometown club Cesena. In 2000, Cesena relegated from Serie B, he was transferred to Salernitana, where he played for 4½ seasons. He was the regular starter at 2003-04 season, played 44 out of 46 matches. But in the next season he just played 10. In January 2005, he was signed by Piacenza, also at Serie B. In the first 1½ seasons he was the regular starter. In 2006-07 season, he played 22 Serie B and all as starter and in the next season played 28 matches and started 21 matches. After swinging from starter and bench, he joined Pescara in August 2009.
Olivi was in the Italy U18 squad that lost to Portugal U18 Team at 1999 UEFA European Under-18 Football Championship final. He also capped for Italy U20 team that lost to Portugal U20 at 2000 Toulon Tournament semi-final but won Ivory Coast U20 at third-place match.
- 2006-07 La Gazzetta dello Sport Profile
- 2007-08 La Gazzetta dello Sport Profile
- "Acquistato Samuele Olivi" (in Italian). Pescara Calcio. 2009-08-04. Retrieved 11 April 2014.
- "Speciale Calciomercato: risoluzioni consensuali" (in Italian). Delfino Pescara 1936. 29 August 2011. Retrieved 14 September 2013.
- "Le ultime operazioni di mercato" (in Italian). US Grosseto FC. 31 August 2011. Retrieved 11 April 2014.
- "DOPPIO COLPO: ARRIVANO OLIVI E ALBERTI" (in Italian). Mantova FC. 7 June 2013. Retrieved 11 April 2014.