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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 Cat in the Hat
The Cat in the Hat

The Cat in the Hat

Oceanhouse Media

ON SALE for a limited time

ON SALE for a limited time!

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...

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

The 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

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 the Christmas spirit!

Explore the Story:
- ENCOURAGE literacy skills with highlighted...

Charlie Brown's All Stars! - Peanuts Read and Play
Charlie Brown's All Stars! - Peanuts Read and Play

Charlie Brown's All Stars!

Loud Crow Interactive Inc.

--- 40% OFF for a limited time

--- 40% OFF for a limited time! ---

** Parents' Choice Silver Award **

It’s the bottom of the ninth and the team is down two-zero... It’s Charlie Brown’s chance to be a hero. Will the Peanuts gang win the biggest baseball game of the summer?

Charlie Brown’s All Stars! magically springs to life in this charming interactive storybook designed for the iPad,...

It's The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown
It's The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

It's The Great Pumpkin

Loud Crow Interactive Inc.

A classic tale that appeals to all ages

** Featured in NY Times and TIME **
** iPad & iPhone App of the Week **
** #1 App in Books & Entertainment **

Oh, Great Pumpkin! Where are you? This Halloween, hang out with Charlie Brown and the entire Peanuts gang to find out for yourself!

While Linus and Sally wait for the Great Pumpkin, you can create your own Peanuts character...

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

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 incredible, 21st-century reading experience .

It’s the classic story of Goldilocks...

The Monster at the End of This Book...starring Grover!
The Monster at the End of This Book...starring Grover!

The Monster at the End of This Book

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...

Another Monster at the End of This Book...Starring Grover & Elmo!
Another Monster at the End of This Book...Starring Grover & Elmo!

Another Monster at the End of This Book

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...

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

Transformers Rescue Bots

PlayDate Digital

“This one’s a must have for the Transformers lovers in your home

“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 production from the team at PlayDate Digital.” ~ App Addict
“Many...

A Charlie Brown Christmas + iMessage Sticker Pack!
A Charlie Brown Christmas + iMessage Sticker Pack!

A Charlie Brown Christmas + iMessage Sticker Pack!

Loud Crow Interactive Inc.

* iPhone AND iPad APP OF THE WEEK *

* iPhone AND iPad APP OF THE WEEK *
* MACWORLD APPS ESSENTIAL COLLECTIONS *
* ABOUT.COM #1 CHRISTMAS APP *
* ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY MUST LIST *
* Best Kids App - Best App Ever Awards *
* APPOLICIOUS BEST iPad APPS *
* AWARDED THE KIRKUS STAR *
* Reached #1 Grossing Overall *

Featured in CNET, Wired, Mashable, TUAW, MacWorld, NBC, USA Today, The New...

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

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 **

• #1 Book app in over 20 countries.
• Sesame Street’s...

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Apps with average score

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...

Dora's Enchanted Forest Adventure
Dora's Enchanted Forest Adventure
Dora's Enchanted Forest Adventure

Dora's Enchanted Forest Adventure

Nickelodeon

Jump in to this fun-filled interactive storybook adventure full of music, narration, and tappable story moments providing a fun reading experience time after time. 



Dora's friend Unicornio learns that he will be crowned King of the Enchanted Forest, but first, Dora and Boots need to help him prove that he...

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...

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...

Dora's Enchanted Forest Adventures (HD)
Dora's Enchanted Forest Adventures (HD)
Dora's Enchanted Forest Adventures (HD)

Dora's Enchanted Forest Adventures (HD)

Nickelodeon

Jump in to this fun-filled interactive storybook adventure full of music, narration, and tappable story moments providing a fun reading experience time after time. 



Dora's friend Unicornio learns that he will be crowned King of the Enchanted Forest, but first, Dora and Boots need to help him prove that he...

Disney Royal Celebrations
Disney Royal Celebrations
Disney Royal Celebrations

Disney Royal Celebrations

Disney

Now you can celebrate ALL-NEW Disney Frozen Parties with Anna as your hostess! Join Anna, Elsa, and your favorite Disney Princesses as you help them plan, decorate, invite guests, dress up, and play the most enchanted games at your very own specially themed parties!

• It’s time for Anna’s Royal...

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...

SpongeBob Frozen Face Off HD
SpongeBob Frozen Face Off HD
SpongeBob Frozen Face Off HD

SpongeBob Frozen Face Off HD

Nickelodeon

Dive in to SpongeBob's first-ever interactive children's book app!

Plankton's got quite the story to tell about SpongeBob and his friends on a Great Sleigh Race adventure. Look for hidden Jelly Beans to collect along the way so you can see alternate endings!

•Collect Hidden Jelly Beans!
•Narrated by Plankton!...

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...

The Velveteen Rabbit
The Velveteen Rabbit
The Velveteen Rabbit

The Velveteen Rabbit

Ruckus Media Group

Meryl Streep shares the tale of love so powerful it can turn a toy bunny into a real rabbit. Read along, play along, and record your voice with apps for families from Ruckus Media!

•READ the classic story!
•SEE the award-winning video!
•HEAR acclaimed actress Meryl Streep tell the story accompanied by pianist...

Just for You - Little Critter
Just for You - Little Critter
Just for You - Little Critter

Just for You - Little Critter

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...

The Berenstain Bears Living Lights Collection #1
The Berenstain Bears Living Lights Collection #1
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...

Puss in boots - interactive book.
Puss in boots - interactive book.
Puss in boots - interactive book.

Puss in boots - interactive book.

Trendico

“Puss in Boots” fairy tale is one of the best known fairy tales by the French author Charles Perrault. “Puss in Boots” was written in the 17th century and ever since it has been a very popular children’s reading.

- Colourful illustrations
- All pages are animated
- Your touch...

SpongeBob Frozen Face Off
SpongeBob Frozen Face Off
SpongeBob Frozen Face Off

SpongeBob Frozen Face Off

Nickelodeon

Dive in to SpongeBob's first-ever interactive children's book app!

Plankton's got quite the story to tell about SpongeBob and his friends on a Great Sleigh Race adventure. Look for hidden Jelly Beans to collect along the way so you can see alternate endings!

•Collect Hidden Jelly Beans!
•Narrated by Plankton!...

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...

The Magic School Bus: Oceans
The Magic School Bus: Oceans
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...

Dora's Ballet Adventure HD
Dora's Ballet Adventure HD
Dora's Ballet Adventure HD

Dora's Ballet Adventure HD

Nickelodeon

Experience Dora's Ballet Adventure in an interactive storytelling adventure! Dora’s dance class is getting ready for a special dance recital and her whole family’s there to watch her perform. They just need to wait for the Delivery Duck to deliver their ballet slippers. But the Delivery Duck brings scuba flippers...

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 Magic School Bus: Dinosaurs
The Magic School Bus: Dinosaurs
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.”...

Go, Clifford, Go!
Go, Clifford, Go!
Go, Clifford, Go!

Go, Clifford, Go!

Scholastic Inc.

WINNER OF:
***Communicator Award of Distinction, Mobile Apps
***Editor's Choice Awards, Children's Technology Review

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WHAT THE EXPERTS SAY:
“…young children are sure to have fun with it.” – CommonSenseMedia.org

“This is a nice app…Like the printed book this app was based on, the narration, illustrations, and subject are well matched for a young...

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Go, Clifford, Go! for iPhone

Go, Clifford, Go! for iPhone

Scholastic Inc.

WINNER OF:
***Communicator Award of Distinction, Mobile Apps
***Editor's Choice Awards, Children's Technology Review

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WHAT THE EXPERTS SAY:
“…young children are sure to have fun with it.” – CommonSenseMedia.org

“This is a nice app…Like the printed book this app was based on, the narration, illustrations, and subject are well matched for a young child.” – Children’s Technology Review

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Join Clifford the Big Red Dog™ for a BIG reading adventure on the iPad! Read as Clifford learns about all kinds of moving vehicles such as a truck, a plane, train and more! Watch as Clifford and objects animate on every page with a simple touch of the finger or tilt of the iPad! GO, CLIFFORD, GO! features lively narration, music and sound effects on every page that bring the story to life and make reading fun for kids. After reading the story, kids can play a game with the vehicles they read about in the story to collect bones for Clifford!

Perfect for preschoolers, GO, CLIFFORD, GO! encourages your child’s love of reading with an interactive reading experience that is fun and engaging.

Features:
• Combines the beloved big red dog with a topic all kids enjoy—vehicles and motion. Play along with Clifford as he encounters trucks, trains, planes and motorcycles whizzing by—just like Clifford!
• “Touch and Tilt” animated interactions make it easy for children to engage with the story:
• After reading the story, kids can play a replayable action game to drive vehicles they just read about in the story.
• Lively narration, original music and sound effects make the story come to life.
• Individual words highlight as they are read aloud to aid reading skills; settings options allow parents to turn off music and narration so that the child can read the story on his/her own or have the story read to them—just like a physical book!

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

Caillou: What's That Funny Noise? - Lite - 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 help preschoolers get ready to read.

Follow Caillou and his parents while they try to put Caillou to bed. Caillou hears funny noises and can't fall asleep. That's when the action starts! Mommy and Daddy are always around to help Caillou and show him what the funny noises and shadows really are. Find out if Caillou (and family!) actually get a good night sleep.

“Caillou: What’s That Funny Noise? is an outstanding example of an interactive ebook for young children." - Best Apps For Kids

"Caillou: What’s that Funny Noise? exceeds expectations for graphic design, animation, creativity, and user interface. It’s exactly the kind of story app that will enrich your child’s mind and create a love of books." - Fun Educational Apps

"We have tried many eBooks for our kids and nothing has quite grabbed their attention like iRead With Interactive eBooks. The concept of the stories is genius." - Mom and More

Reached #1 in Books in the US, Canada and France.

iRead With animated stories encourage a participative reading experience engaging both child and parent. This new shared-reading method was created in conjunction with University of McGill University Child Phonology Lab, where extensive research shows that the most effective read-alouds are those where children are actively involved.


TRY THE LITE VERSION FOR FREE!
Enjoy the first 3 pages of the eBook, practice the reading method with your child and decide if you prefer to buy the full version.

READ AND TALK
Narrative sequences are punctuated by prompts and conversation starters, inviting parent and child to talk about the story and the world around us.

PRIMARY SKILLS DEVELOPED
Foundational literacy skills, speech and oral language, vocabulary, phonological awareness, emergent literacy concepts, narrative skills and comprehension strategies.

TAP WORDS
Touch Living Words to trigger sounds and animations!

ENGAGING ANIMATIONS
Animations are tied to the story to create a meaningful experience. Tap them to find a surprise!

PERSONALIZE YOUR READING EXPERIENCE
Choose the characters for your avatars, select the level of difficulty for the prompts and set your reading options.

RECORD YOUR OWN VOICE
Important words can be recorded. Children can also create and record their own dialogue lines.

STORYTELLING ACTIVITY
Play with Caillou and his friends and create your own animated stories in the Story Theater. This activity develops storytelling and narrative skills, and is also a lot of fun!

PROFESSIONAL NARRATION
Choose to have the story automatically narrated, always after a first shared-reading experience.

READ THE STORY AGAIN!
There are three reading levels with more living words to discover, and new prompts to engage conversation.

Find out more on www.ireadwith.com.

Need Help?
Have questions, suggestions or concerns? Please email us at [email protected] and we’ll be happy to help!


Copyright © 2015 by Tribal Nova Inc. All rights reserved. iReadWith and its logo are trademarks of Tribal Nova Inc.

CAILLOU © (2015) Chouette Publishing (1987) Inc. and DHX Media Inc. CAILLOU TM is a registered trademark of Chouette Publishing (1987) Inc. All rights reserved.

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


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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


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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


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- 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