Reading

ABC Gurus

A simple app which reinforces the sounds of single letters. As children draw and design their letter, the phonemic sound is repeated over and over again. Once c... Read More >

Alphamonster

You can buy a connected wooden alphabet that can play with the app (only for iPad, expensive at £49.99). Apps come free with the purchase of the wooden alphabet... Read More >

Bizzibrains I Imagine

An interactive storybook which allows you to input your child's/parent's photo on to the main characters. The child can then choose what they wear, as... Read More >

Bizzibrains I Learn

An interactive storybook which allows you to input your child's/parent's photo on to the main characters. Children can also input their school and tea... Read More >

Bizzy Bear builds a House

This is a highly interactive story app where children can follow Bizzy Bear to make a house. Every interaction is written out on the screen, with words highligh... Read More >

Boj – Hoppy Birthday

A fun interactive storybook app, which highlights words as they are read, or allows you to read by yourself/with a parent. Narration by Jason Donovan (Australia... Read More >

BUBL ABC

An alphabet game with a musical twist, every alphabet letter is part of a song. The more letters children touch the longer the song. Letters are sung out above ... Read More >

CBeebies Storytime

A wide range of free story books based on CBeebies characters. Available for parents to download, with new updates made regularly available. Read to me/read to ... Read More >

Goldilocks and Little Bear

A wonderful story app based on the popular fairytale, but with a twist! Children get to choose which story they want to follow, either Goldilocks or Little Bear... Read More >

Hairy Phonics 1

Part of a set of three apps to support early phonics. This app focuses on nine different phonemes and gives children games and prompts for children to play. The... Read More >

Hanna and Henri: The robot

A very interactive storybook app which gets children involved with the story line as it goes along. Children help Hanna get dressed, choose different pieces of ... Read More >

Have You Heard

This app has watch/play/read options available. The app allows funny mix ups as the animals get things wrong through Chinese whispers. This is a great opportuni... Read More >

Henri Le Worm

A beautifully illustrated story app which covers lots of different themes, such as gardening, friendship, cooking, behaviour etc. It imparts a lot of informatio... Read More >

I Love My Dad

A very sweet storybook app which reinforces the positive role of fathers. Words are highlighted as they are read, supporting word recognition and the screen has... Read More >

In My Dream

In this app, children can combine images to form poems that are both visual and verbal. Each slice of illustration is accompanied by a verse, creating funny and... Read More >

Jack & the Beanstalk

Nosy Crow are great at developing interactive storybook apps for younger children. These apps allow children to be read to or read along themselves. Children ca... Read More >

Jolly Phonics Letter Sounds

An app from the very popular Jolly Phonics team. Children are given a flowerpot and have to work their way around the flowers, listening to and interacting with... Read More >

Little Fox Music Box

Beautifully animated and interactive app for traditional nursery rhymes. The app allows children and parents to record themselves singing along, which can then ... Read More >

Little Red Riding Hood

Another great storybook app from developers Nosy Crow. This story extends on the fairy-tale, allowing children to explore different interactive elements that ad... Read More >

Lucy Ladybird

An interactive storybook which follows a ladybird as she collects spots from different spotted friends. There are 'read to me' and 'read by mysel... Read More >

Mario’s Alphabet

This is a letter and phonics learning app disguised as a fun game for older early years children. Children must use their characters to spin along and collect l... Read More >
Me Books

Me Books

This app allows children and adults to add their own voices and noises to different stories for a wide selection (some of these will require further purchases).... Read More >