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Book Apps Starring Your Favorite Kids Characters

Story book apps starring your kids favorite characters like Elmo, The Cat in the Hat, Charlie Brown and more are all here. Turn the page and see why Elmo loves you, or check out Dora's Enchanted Forest. Your kids will love interacting with their favorites while reading.

My Little Pony: Interactive eBooks, Comics, Videos
Transformers: Interactive eBooks, Comics & Videos

Best Apps

Highest scored apps in the category

The Monster at the End...
The Monster at the End...

The Monster at the End

Sesame Street

This is an animated storybook app, which will humorously help teach your child about emotions and early reading skills

This is an animated storybook app, which will humorously help teach your child about emotions and early reading skills.

The best-selling classic becomes an interactive storybook!

** Reached No. 1 in Books on the App Store! **
** Winner of Cynopsis Kids Imagination Award – Best Preschool App! **
** Winner of Cybils Award—first Book App award winner! **
** Common Sense Media 5-Star...

Another Monster At the End...
Another Monster At the End...

Another Monster At the End

Sesame Street

This is an animated storybook app, which will humorously help teach your child early reading and logic skills

This is an animated storybook app, which will humorously help teach your child early reading and logic skills.

Interactive storytelling gets kids excited to read along!

** Parents' Choice Gold Award! **
** Winner of Appy Award: Best Book App! **
** Reached #1 in Books! on App Store**
** Common Sense Media 5-Star Quality Rating **
There’s something waiting at the end...

The Cat in the Hat
The Cat in the Hat

The Cat in the Hat

Oceanhouse Media

The best-selling, classic book "The Cat in the Hat" comes to life with playful interactivity, delightful animations and learning activities

The best-selling, classic book "The Cat in the Hat" comes to life with playful interactivity, delightful animations and learning activities!

"...one of the most delightfully interactive apps we've seen." - Tillywig
"...overflows with fun animations, interactions, and learning games." TechWithKids.com
“...sets a new gold standard for Oceanhouse’s interactive book apps going forward.” - AppAddict.net

FEATURES
- Tap, drag, and tilt your device to find playful...

Interactive and cute
A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving

A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving

Loud Crow Interactive Inc.

Share a classic with your kids this Thanksgiving season.

A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving - A Peanuts Interactive Classic for All Ages has music and sounds from the original 1973 special. Intended for children ages 6 to 8, this interactive experience offers easy controls, helpful narration, three reading modes, word highlighting, and a touch-to-speak option.

Also Good

Apps with average score

Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown
Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

A classic tale that appeals to all ages

Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

Loud Crow Interactive Inc.

It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown is an interactive storybook for all ages. Create and customize your own Peanuts character and go trick-or-treating with the gang. Carve pumpkins, bob for apples and play the piano. Tap and drag or tilt your device to move objects. Kids can follow along with...

Berenstain Bears Trim the Tree
Berenstain Bears Trim the Tree
Berenstain Bears Trim the Tree

Berenstain Bears Trim the Tree

Oceanhouse Media

Join the Berenstain Bears in the first ever interactive "lift-the-flap" omBook as they prepare for Christmas and decorate their tree! Explore pictures, learn new vocabulary, and personalize the story with your own narration. This festive holiday story is perfect for bedtime, or anytime, and is sure to put your whole family in...

Goldilocks and Little Bear by Nosy Crow
Goldilocks and Little Bear by Nosy Crow
Goldilocks and Little Bear by Nosy Crow

Goldilocks and Little Bear by Nosy Crow

Nosy Crow

Welcome to Goldilocks and Little Bear – whose story will you choose?

Explore both Goldilocks and Little Bear’s stories in this ground-breaking new story app: switch to either story at any time simply by rotating your device!

Goldilocks and Little Bear demonstrates a unique, interactive new form of story-telling – it’s an...

Just for You - LC
Just for You - LC
Just for You - LC

Just for You - LC

Oceanhouse Media

Join Little Critter in this interactive book app as he tries to do something special, just for his mom! Explore pictures, learn new vocabulary, and personalize the story with your own narration. After his attempt to do big kid chores doesn't quite go as planned, what special thing will Little...

Transformers Rescue Bots: Dino Island
Transformers Rescue Bots: Dino Island
Transformers Rescue Bots: Dino Island

Transformers Rescue Bots: Dino Island

PlayDate Digital

“This one’s a must have for the Transformers lovers in your home.” ~ appPicker.com
“The educational value of this app is perfect for young readers.” ~ Toy Insider
“Get ready for some dino-mite Transformers fun”. A fun story for both newcomers and little fans of the series, this is another great...

Elmo Loves You!
Elmo Loves You!
Elmo Loves You!

Elmo Loves You!

StoryToys Entertainment Limited

This is a storybook and early-learning reading app, which will help teach your child about love and friendship as you enjoy storytime together.

** Winner of The Appy Awards Best Book App **
** Winner of the Children's Technology Review Editor's Choice Award **
** Best Pick App, Tech With Kids **
...

Living Lights Collection #2
Living Lights Collection #2
Living Lights Collection #2

Living Lights Collection #2

Oceanhouse Media

Dive into 8 exciting Berenstain Bears Living Lights interactive storybook apps that help young readers learn how God wants them to live every day! Explore pictures, learn new vocabulary, and personalize the story with your own narration. Enjoy The Berenstain Bears and the Golden Rule, The Berenstain Bears Go to...

Look and Find® Elmo on Sesame Street
Look and Find® Elmo on Sesame Street
Look and Find® Elmo on Sesame Street

Look and Find® Elmo on Sesame Street

Sesame Street

This is an interactive games app, which will help teach your child observation and memory skills in a fun and engaging way.

Look and Find® Elmo on Sesame Street is a new educational app from the creators of Potty Time with Elmo. In this app, everyone’s favorite furry red monster needs...

Jack and the Beanstalk Interactive Storybook
Jack and the Beanstalk Interactive Storybook
Jack and the Beanstalk Interactive Storybook

Jack and the Beanstalk Interactive Storybook

Ayars Animation Inc.

Made for iPad! And works beautifully on the iPod Touch and iPhone devices too.

The "interactive" part comes in the form of games, activities, hidden Easter eggs, and the like. Gorgeous artwork, read-along text, and a reasonable price tag...What's not to like?
-CNET Reviews

The classic "Jack and the Beanstalk" gets a terrific...

My Little Pony: Interactive eBooks, Comics, Videos
My Little Pony: Interactive eBooks, Comics, Videos
My Little Pony: Interactive eBooks, Comics, Videos

My Little Pony: Interactive eBooks, Comics, Videos

Ruckus Media Group

**Now FREE for a limited time: "Apple Family Appreciation Day" iReader, "Equestria Girls Holiday Special" comic and "Hearth's Warming Eve" video!

Also BRAND NEW My Little Pony iReader now available: "Equestria Games," a fully interactive story with integrated word hunt, educational games and videos! In this story, Spike's nerves get the...

Caillou: What's That Funny Noise? by i Read With
Caillou: What's That Funny Noise? by i Read With
Caillou: What's That Funny Noise? by i Read With

Caillou: What's That Funny Noise? by i Read With

Tribal Nova

**A Children eBook Awards Gold Winner - Best Parent-Child Inspired App**
Get your child ready to learn how to read with Caillou!
Based on the hit PBS KIDS TV series, this animated story featuring Caillou is part of iRead With, a new shared-reading program designed to foster language development and...

Caillou: My First Play - Lite - by i Read With
Caillou: My First Play - Lite - by i Read With
Caillou: My First Play - Lite - by i Read With

Caillou: My First Play - Lite - by i Read With

Tribal Nova

Get your child ready to learn how to read with Caillou!
Based on the hit PBS KIDS TV series, this animated story featuring Caillou is part of iRead With, a new shared-reading program designed to foster language development and help preschoolers get ready to read.

There’s a special event at Caillou’s...

The Berenstain Bears’ Bedtime Battle
The Berenstain Bears’ Bedtime Battle
The Berenstain Bears’ Bedtime Battle

The Berenstain Bears’ Bedtime Battle

Oceanhouse Media

Join the Berenstain Bears in this interactive book app as the sun sets at the treehouse and the nightly bedtime battle begins! Explore pictures, learn new vocabulary, and personalize the story with your own narration. Will Mama and Papa be able to get Brother and Sister all tucked away in their...

The Berenstain Bears Collection #1
The Berenstain Bears Collection #1
The Berenstain Bears Collection #1

The Berenstain Bears Collection #1

Oceanhouse Media

Dive into 6 exciting Berenstain Bears interactive book apps for young readers! Explore pictures, learn new vocabulary, and personalize each story with your own narration. Enjoy The Berenstain Bears’ Bedtime Battle, The Berenstain Bears and the Big Spelling Bee, The Berenstain Bears Go on a Ghost Walk, The Berenstain Bears...

Transformers: Interactive eBooks, Comics & Videos
Transformers: Interactive eBooks, Comics & Videos
Transformers: Interactive eBooks, Comics & Videos

Transformers: Interactive eBooks, Comics & Videos

Ruckus Media Group

The Transformers App powered by Ruckus Learning is a one-stop destination for interactive iReader storybooks, comics, and full-length TV episodes featuring all your favorite characters! FREE and NEW titles featured weekly! Make bedtime and travel time Transformers time! Register for FREE, set up kid accounts and receive personalized usage reports...

Other Apps

Could be good for special cases

The Magic School Bus Oceans

The Magic School Bus Oceans

Scholastic Inc.

WINNER OF:
***Gracie Award, Outstanding Mobile App
***W3 Silver Award, Game App Category
***Editor's Choice Award, Children's Technology Review
***National Parenting Publications Awards (NAPPA)
***4 Stars, USAToday.com

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WHAT THE EXPERTS SAY:
“Reading the "Magic School Bus" books has always been fascinating and fun, but this interactive app is even better. There is so much jam-packed into this app that kids will want to play it repeatedly to find all the interesting interactive elements hiding in these underwater scenes.” – USA TODAY.com

“One look at the Oceans app, and the future of e-learning becomes clear… the app is accessible to many levels… packed with opportunities for interactive, exciting learning…Worth checking out immediately.” – dot.Momming Blog

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Seatbelts everyone! Go on a wild ride certified with Ms. Frizzle and class to explore ocean life on the iPad!
Based on the book The Magic School Bus: On the Ocean Floor written by Joanna Cole and illustrated by Bruce Degen,, this interactive storybook app is teeming with science facts, videos, photos and games. In comic book style format, readers engage in an active reading experience as they discover plant and animal life, coral reefs, the ocean floor and more. Touch an animal in the ocean to watch a video or learn a fun fact. Every page of this fantastical Magic School Bus adventure features an interaction to extend the reading experience. When the reading adventure is complete, children can play a fast-paced game to earn points for more science facts and to travel to other areas of the ocean!

Features:
• Embodies the “open exploration” essence of The Magic School Bus – which encourages kids to “take chances, make mistakes…and get messy!”
• Takes more advanced facts from the book and brings them to life so kids can manipulate variables and see cause and effect in action.
• “Touch & Tilt” animated interactions make it easy for children to engage with the story:
• 7 interactive science explorations that bring key science concepts to life.
• Access 26 real photos and 11 videos of underwater animals and plant life.
• Over 20 individual voices plus original music and sound effects bring the story to life – meaning you don’t have to know how to read to enjoy The Magic School Bus!
• A highly re-playable game that includes over 20 animals in which children can play to earn points for more science facts and to travel to other areas of the ocean.
• Includes hundreds of facts about underwater life.
• Individual words highlight as they are read aloud to aid reading skills; settings options allow independent readers to turn off music and narration, access mini-games and go to a specific page in the story.

The Magic School Bus Dinosaurs

The Magic School Bus Dinosaurs

Scholastic Inc.

WINNER OF:
***Mr. Dad Holiday Award
***Cynopsis Kids Imagination Award Finalist

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WHAT THE EXPERTS SAY:
" ...this app has high replay value and will entertain your young dinosaur fan for many many hours." - Wired.com's Geek Dad

“Even adults will enjoy reading this book along with their kids, thanks to plenty of fascinating facts.” – PadGadget.com

“Magic School Bus: Dinosaurs is a great example of how children’s books can be brought to life on the iPad....” – GamerPops.com

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Wahoo! Time to go on a field trip with Ms. Frizzle on the Magic School Bus to explore dinosaurs! Based on the book "The Magic School Bus: In the Time of Dinosaurs" written by Joanna Cole and illustrated by Bruce Degen, this interactive storybook app lets readers dig deep to discover everything they want to know about dinosaurs! Every page of this Magic School Bus adventure features an interaction to extend the reading experience. Go on dinosaur digs to uncover the fossils of 16 different dinosaurs, and then assemble the dinosaur bones to earn a dinosaur card! Or, touch a notebook icon anywhere you see it to read what the students have learned as they explore fossils, dinosaur nests and more. When the dinosaur reading adventure is complete, play a fast-paced game to discover dinosaurs that lived on all seven of the world’s continents!

Features:
• Embodies the “open exploration” essence of The Magic School Bus – which encourages kids to “take chances, make mistakes…and get messy!”
• “Touch & Tilt” animated interactions make it easy for children to engage with the story.
• Over 20 individual voices plus original music and sound effects bring the story to life – meaning you don’t have to know how to read to enjoy The Magic School Bus!
• Dinosaur digs to unearth fossils and build dinosaurs using the bones uncovered!
• 16 different Dinosaur Cards that offer pictures, facts and more!
• 16 reports written by students in Ms. Frizzle’s class—each filled with intriguing science lessons.
• Replayable game with 7 different levels explores where dinosaurs lived around the world.
• Hundreds of facts about dinosaurs including when and where dinosaurs lived to their eating habits and physical characteristics.
• Individual words highlight as they are read aloud to aid reading skills; settings options allow independent readers to turn off music and narration, access dinosaur cards and go to a specific page in the story.

The Berenstain Bears Living Lights Collection #1

The Berenstain Bears Living Lights Collection #1

Oceanhouse Media

Dive into 7 exciting Berenstain Bears Living Lights book apps that help young readers learn how God wants them to live every day! Explore pictures, learn new vocabulary, and personalize the story with your own narration. Enjoy The Berenstain Bears' Christmas Tree, The Berenstain Bears Discover God's Creation, The Berenstain Bears Do Their Best, The Berenstain Bears Faithful Friends, The Berenstain Bears and the Gift of Courage, The Berenstain Bears Give Thanks, & The Berenstain Bears: God Loves You!, all in one convenient place.

Part of the Living Lights series. Living Lights Berenstain Bear books help children learn how God wants them to live every day.

Explore the Story:

- Follow along with 3 Fun Ways to Read
- Hear characters come to life with engaging professional narration
- Select a scene with easy-to-use navigation*
- Record your own narration & share it with others*
- Build vocabulary with tappable words & pictures
- Keep kids in the story with parental controls*
*Feature available on iOS devices only.

-The Berenstain Bears' Christmas Tree: Join the Bears in their hunt for the perfect Christmas tree as they meet the animals that live in the trees and learn an important lesson about showing kindness and love for their fellow friends.

-The Berenstain Bears Discover God's Creation: When Mama Bear decides to pull the plug on TV, the cubs get upset! That is, until they discover God's beautiful world outside that is far more fun than the TV screen.

-The Berenstain Bears Do Their Best: With help from Papa Bear, the cubs enter their homemade kite in a flying contest! Will their hard work and talent be enough to surpass all the negative comments they hear from others to win the contest?

-The Berenstain Bears Faithful Friends: Sister Bear plays with a new friend and finds out that her old friend is jealous of her new relationship. What will she learn about appreciating and reconnecting with old friends as she makes new ones?

-The Berenstain Bears and the Gift of Courage: The Bear cubs wonder if they can be as brave as David when he fought Goliath. They find their answer when they face Too-Tall Grizzly and his gang! Join the cubs as they find out that God is always with them, just as he was with David!

-The Berenstain Bears Give Thanks: The Bear cubs act out the first Thanksgiving complete with costumes, props and a full Thanksgiving feast. Join them in giving thanks for their many blessings and the love of family!

-The Berenstain Bears: God Loves You!: Brother and Sister Bears discover that God loves them, not because they’re successful, but because He made them. This book helps children appreciate the many ways God shows his love!

Designed for children ages 3 - 7

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Santa's Coming by Twin Sisters - Read along interactive Christmas stories for Kids, Parents and Teachers

Santa's Coming by Twin Sisters - Read along interactive Christmas stories for Kids, Parents and Teachers

MangoSense Pvt. Ltd.

Learn new words about Santa’s exciting visit on Christmas night with this festive book from the Baby’s First Books Collection! Each word is paired with an adorable illustration to help baby with word association, and the black and white art complimented with a burst of color will capture baby’s attention.

Award-winning app, MangoReader, brings its hit story "Santa's Coming" to the iPhone and iPad for free!

A fully interactive reading experience packed with Games,activities, learning puzzles and pictures.

Explore pictures, Hear the story read aloud, learn new vocabulary, and personalise the story with your own narration.


Looking for the perfect story for your child? Download MangoReader’s "Santa's Coming"

This short story offers the same wonderful quality you've come to expect from MangoReader full library. MangoReader’s "Santa's Coming" is great option for bedtime reading or story time on-the-go.


Start Reading:

- ENCOURAGE literacy skills with highlighted narration

- LEARN new vocabulary with tappable words and pictures

- RECORD your own narration & share it with others

- SHARE a story with your own voice and artwork

- TRACK reading progress and learning data


We'd Love To Hear From You!

- Please share your thoughts in a review! Your experience matters to us.

- Need tech support? Contact us at [email protected]

- Say hello to us on FB! facebook.com/mangoreader

SMART FEATURES THAT AID THE LEARNING PROCESS


- Games to engage and enhance the learning experience, like memory game, word search game, puzzle games, learning activities etc. for each story

- Read-along word highlighting promotes word recognition among young readers

- Top-notch illustrations keep kids entertained by letting their imaginations take over

- Read on your own or follow along with expert narration, and record your own audio to personalize and share with friends

- Multi lingual stories to learn languages and exposure to global cultures


About the mangoreader subscription

- access to 700+ children’s books, all with read-to-me narration for only $6.99 per month, or a discounted $47.99 per year or $17.99 quarterly

- Payment will be charged to iTunes Account at confirmation of purchase

- Your mangoreader subscription automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period

- You can manage your subscription or turn off auto-renewal by going to your iTunes account settings or Settings app on your device

- No cancellation of the current subscription is allowed during active subscription period

-Please contact [email protected] for help with subscriptions


For more information about our privacy policy and terms of use, visit:

http://www.mangoreader.com/terms

http://www.mangoreader.com/privacy


PRAISE FROM THE MEDIA


- NASSCOM Social innovation Honors award for outstanding innovation in ICT 2013

- YourStory “Awesome, interactive children’s stories and platform for all learners”

- Intel App4India winners for the best educational app and “The future of learning”

- British Council Young Creative Entrepreneur awards in Digital for Creative Industries

- Frankfurt book fair top startups in education and learning



PARENTS love mangoreader!

- Must have for any parent and kids – Elisha

- This is my number one app for my kids and they just love it– Martha

- A fun way to get my kids learn and excited about books at the same time – John


TEACHERS love mangoreader!


- My Class is always asking for more stories and play the games for learning – Sarah

- I wish I had these stories when I was in school. Kids are so happy with it. – Michael

- This is the best part of the reading club and library for kids- Samantha

Up On The Housetop - Read along interactive Christmas eBook, songbook for kids, parents and teacher

Up On The Housetop - Read along interactive Christmas eBook, songbook for kids, parents and teacher

MangoSense Pvt. Ltd.

Follow Santa on this Christmas night as his reindeer land on the housetop, and he fills the stockings with lots of glorious presents! Young readers will be filled with excitement by this story’s classic rhyme and festive illustrations.

Award-winning app, MangoReader, brings its hit story "Up On The Housetop" to the iPhone and iPad for free!

A fully interactive reading experience packed with Games,activities, learning puzzles and pictures.

Explore pictures, Hear the story read aloud, learn new vocabulary, and personalise the story with your own narration.


Looking for the perfect story for your child? Download MangoReader’s "Up On The Housetop"

This short story offers the same wonderful quality you've come to expect from MangoReader full library. MangoReader’s "Up On The Housetopr" is great option for bedtime reading or story time on-the-go.


Start Reading:

- ENCOURAGE literacy skills with highlighted narration

- LEARN new vocabulary with tappable words and pictures

- RECORD your own narration & share it with others

- SHARE a story with your own voice and artwork

- TRACK reading progress and learning data



We'd Love To Hear From You!

- Please share your thoughts in a review! Your experience matters to us.

- Need tech support? Contact us at [email protected]

- Say hello to us on FB! facebook.com/mangoreader

SMART FEATURES THAT AID THE LEARNING PROCESS


- Games to engage and enhance the learning experience, like memory game, word search game, puzzle games, learning activities etc. for each story

- Read-along word highlighting promotes word recognition among young readers

- Top-notch illustrations keep kids entertained by letting their imaginations take over

- Read on your own or follow along with expert narration, and record your own audio to personalize and share with friends

- Multi lingual stories to learn languages and exposure to global cultures


About the mangoreader subscription

- access to 700+ children’s books, all with read-to-me narration for only $6.99 per month, or a discounted $47.99 per year or $17.99 quarterly

- Payment will be charged to iTunes Account at confirmation of purchase

- Your mangoreader subscription automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period

- You can manage your subscription or turn off auto-renewal by going to your iTunes account settings or Settings app on your device

- No cancellation of the current subscription is allowed during active subscription period

-Please contact [email protected] for help with subscriptions


For more information about our privacy policy and terms of use, visit:

http://www.mangoreader.com/terms

http://www.mangoreader.com/privacy


PRAISE FROM THE MEDIA


- NASSCOM Social innovation Honors award for outstanding innovation in ICT 2013

- YourStory “Awesome, interactive children’s stories and platform for all learners”

- Intel App4India winners for the best educational app and “The future of learning”

- British Council Young Creative Entrepreneur awards in Digital for Creative Industries

- Frankfurt book fair top startups in education and learning



PARENTS love mangoreader!

- Must have for any parent and kids – Elisha

- This is my number one app for my kids and they just love it– Martha

- A fun way to get my kids learn and excited about books at the same time – John


TEACHERS love mangoreader!


- My Class is always asking for more stories and play the games for learning – Sarah

- I wish I had these stories when I was in school. Kids are so happy with it. – Michael

- This is the best part of the reading club and library for kids - Samantha