eBook iPad Apps

Rating

Name of App

Description

4.5 Stars

Green Eggs and Ham- Dr. Seuss

New features available only in this eBook include professional narration, background audio and digital artwork for each scene.  To promote reading in young children, individual words are highlighted as they story is read and words zoom up when pictures are touched.

3.5 Stars

Forest Friends

For 2-6 year olds.  Allows kids to read along, play the piano, color and spell words. 

3.5 Stars

MeeGenius!  Children’s Books

Set of 12 Classic fairy tales read aloud.  Uses sophisticated vocabulary.  Features word highlighting, audio playback and automatic playback

2 Stars

ICDL- Free Books for Children- International Children’s Digital Library

Worldwide collection of children’s books.  Thousands of books from different countries- search by age, type, or language.  (Books are copied in without animation)

4.5 Stars

Jack and the Beanstalk Children’s Interactive Storybook

Experience Jack and the Beanstalk like never before in this storybook, featuring over 30 pages of interactivity.  Audio narration, read-along text, and interactive games and features.  Each page contains a hidden surprise! 

4 Stars

Oh, the Places You’ll Go!  Dr Seuss

Three ways to read

-Read to me; narrated, words highlighted as read.

-Read to myself

-Auto play: plays like a movie reading and turning pages

4 Stars

3D Storybook- The Wrong Side of the Bed in 3D!

Both a 2D and a 3D version- you need to buy the glasses for $.75 for the 3D version.  You can turn the tablet over to see the book from a different perspective.  Either reads it to you or you read it to yourself.  One of the top 20 ipad apps.

2.5 Stars

100,000 Free Books-Wattpad

Known as YouTube for ebooks.  Free access to over 100,000 novels

4 Stars

3D bookshelf- Classic Literature Collection

I-PHONE VERSION!  Many classic books!

3 Stars

Inkling

Interactive Textbooks!  Turns paper based books into interactive experiences.  Started with college texts and working towards K-12.  Textbooks can be purchased by the book or by the chapter