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Feel Like Part of the Story with These Interactive Book Apps

If you have a love for books and enjoy those that bring a little pizazz to the table now and then, these apps are for you. Interactive books, for both adults and children, let you become part of a notable novel, amusing adventure, or fanciful fairytale.

Unknown Endings

These interactive books are unique in that you choose how they end. For an immersive experience where you really do become part of the story, these apps are anything but dull.

Dark Forest Interactive Horror ShortStory GameBook

Dark Forest Interactive Horror ShortStory GameBook

Jorge Caballero

Dark Forest Interactive Horror ShortStory GameBook

For those who like supernatural thrillers with multiple endings.

When a young heir leaves the safety of his luxurious mansion, he embarks on an unexpected adventure in Dark Forest – Living a Book. In this supernatural thriller, you choose the path for the main character, Louis Versatti. The app offers dramatic music, text adjustments, and a light or dark reading mode.

Why we love it

If you have never tried books where you choose the path for the main character which decides his fate, Dark Forest – Living a Book is a great one to check out.

Classic Novels

The only thing better than reading a classic novel is doing so with interactive elements. Enjoy the sights, sounds, and animations that bring these outstanding tales to life.

Collections for Kids

Let your child explore different types of stories and animations with these collections. The enjoyable interactive style can encourage a child’s interest in reading.

Reading Rainbow Skybrary Family

Reading Rainbow Skybrary Family

Reading Rainbow

For kids who enjoy the TV series “Reading Rainbow” and like to read.

Reading Rainbow Skybrary Family comes from the popular children’s television show “Reading Rainbow.” The app offers over 600 books, 250 educational videos, and book recommendations. This is a subscription-based app with wonderful features for those who have kids that love to read.

Why we love it

For a healthy reading environment designed to enhance the experience with interaction, the Reading Rainbow Skybrary Family app is a great option for your family.

Nick Jr. Books – Read Interactive eBooks for Kids

Read interactive e-books featuring your favorite Nick Jr. characters

Nick Jr. Books – Read Interactive eBooks for Kids

Three reading modes

For kids and parents who want to bond over interactive stories

With Nick Jr. Books, parents and kids can have access to a collection of digital books featuring stories from some of the most popular shows on Nickelodeon’s eponymous television block for children, including “Blaze and the Monster Machines,” “PAW Patrol,” “Dora the Explorer,” and more. Each e-book is fully narrated with three reading modes and filled with interactive effects and character animations.

Why we love it

Nick Jr. Books is a neat app to get kids started on the many pleasures of reading, with the help of their favorite Nick Jr. characters at that. The app also fosters reading comprehension and vocabulary building in particular via parent tips, which are designed to promote discussion and connection. Moreover, it motivates kids to keep reading by rewarding them with stars for each completed book.

Novels for Youngsters

If your child is ready to engage in a classic tale or discover a new adventure, make it something special. These interactive books for kids bring out the best in the stories they tell.

Weirdwood Manor

Weirdwood Manor

All Play, No Work Inc.

For kids who like interactive books with puzzles and games.

In Weirdwood Manor, your child plays games to progress through the fascinating story and magical world. Donned a “living novel,” kids can enjoy challenging puzzles, fantastic surprises, and hours of reading time with giggles thrown in. The app is optimized for iPad, but available on iPhone as well.

Why we love it

Follow three children as they head to Weirdwood Manor to meet an eccentric writer and inventor in this amazing interactive adventure.

The Adventures of Captain Underpants

The Adventures of Captain Underpants

Scholastic Inc.

The Adventures of Captain Underpants

For kids who enjoy interactive books with games and silly fun.

With games, animations, and the story kids love, The Adventures of Captain Underpants brings fun to the iPad for your kids. Your child can experience the captain like never before. The app offers features for playing and recording silly sounds and the Flip-O-Rama for animated action of your own in 2D. More than a book, The Adventures of Captain Underpants app is jam-packed with entertainment.

Why we love it

The Adventures of Captain Underpants is a full-featured, interactive book app that is tons of fun for kids.

Pop-Ups for Children

Pop-up books are always fun for kids bringing a surprise with every page turn. And, when you combine the pop-ups with interactive features, you can give your little one an amazing experience.