If you find Abiword and Gnumeric are not working after upgrading libgoffice-0.8 a quick fix is by creating the following link:
ln -s libgoffice-0.8.so.8.0.0 libgoffice-0.8.so.7
Abiword and Gnumeric are now working as before.
I found this from the following bug-report:
Hope this helps someone else