iStoryBooks

iStoryBooks

FREE

(3 stars)

(17K)


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1,000,000 - 5,000,000 downloads

Pros
  • Lots of free books
  • 'Read to me'
Cons
  • Page turning
  • Slow downloads
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Expert's Review
6.0
Worthy

"Story Time, Free"

Reviewed by / Mar 10, 2015

A collection of free children's stories and a reader, with audio book capabilities.

THE VERDICT

iStoryBooks has a good collection of free books. The reader is nice enough - it features a 'read to me' mode, which reads the words aloud, although the page turning isn't all that smooth. The book downloads are a little slow too.

THE PROS

The 'read to me' function is great - it's a proper reading, rather than text to speech. Each page features a picture at the top, all of which are well illustrated. This app is a great entertainment provider for young children.

THE CONS

The page turning - done by sliding left or right - isn't very smooth at all, something I found quite annoying, but it may not bother a small child. The book downloads seemed quite slow as well - slower than they should be.

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Developer's original description available here
The most beloved children’s stories from around the world are together in one fun and FREE app! Over 3 million downloads and counting!

iStoryBooks brings to life your child’s favorite fairy tales, folk stories and timeless classics with brilliant illustrations, read along text and voice narration that’s perfect for kids of all ages – no parents required!

Little ones will love the vivid storytelling through iStoryBooks interactive books that actually read themselves. Older children can read along with the narrator, getting a literary head start through a combination of text, pictures, and listening.

Several titles are available in Spanish (español) too!

Join the over 3 million parents and children that love iStoryBooks today.

Features:
* Seamless page-flipping animation synced with enthusiastic voice narration makes for a wonderful storytelling experience.
* Monthly subscription grants access to ALL premium content.
* All media can be saved to your External Storage.
* New books are published every two weeks.
* Parental locks allow parents to protect the content of the child’s library, providing peace of mind for adults when adding and removing content.

iStoryBooks comes loaded with a diverse collection of stories from across the world. Cinderella, Snow White,The Ugly Duckling, Hansel and Gretel, The Three Little Pigs, Jack and the Beanstalk and Little Red Riding Hood are some of the classic fairy tale titles available. Folk stories include Stone Soup, The Little Red Hen, Four Clever Friends and a Hunter, The Fish Snatcher: A Wolof Tale and Kumba Am and Kumba Amul: A Gambian Folk Tale. There is a large collection of academic/educational books. Titles in mythology include Children’s Ramayana, Hanuman Saves Lakshmana and Hanuman’s Adventure in Lanka.

Helping you to create great memories with your children is what we strive for. We hope that you relish these storybooks with your kids, and encourage you to check out our Facebook page at facebook.com/iStoryBooks.

Recently changed in this version

New portrait mode with enhanced reading experience.
Support for Jelly Bean, Kitkat & Lollipop and Nexus Player.
Smoother page flipping animation.


Lists with iStoryBooks

Some lists where this application appears: school apps, Reviewed by Oliver T. Robson.

Comments and ratings for iStoryBooks
  • (48)

    by Elle O on 21/05/2015

    Last few words from each page repeat on next page. Very annoying. Gladly give 5 stars once fixed!

  • (48)

    by Mohammad Anas on 16/05/2015

    This is not down load easly

  • (48)

    by Wania Zamarud on 15/05/2015

    I think it's a great game for kids. Other games don't have the ability. My little sister loves it. I have no problem with this brilliant game. LOVE IT!!!!!

  • (48)

    by mourine tamer on 15/05/2015

    It very nice

  • (48)

    by Graciela Dominguez on 15/05/2015

    It has a lot of good books

  • (48)

    by Michael Parsons on 12/05/2015

    It is so cool it is amazing and I love to read

  • (48)

    by Vivek Kamal on 12/05/2015

    The audio is gone after latest update. Can someone fix it please?

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