Endless Reader

App review by Amanda Bindel, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 5+

Super engaging, but an ineffective way to learn sight words.

iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad Free to try, Free Education

Parents say

age 2+

Based on 5 reviews

Kids say

age 3+

Based on 1 review

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age 2+

Literacy Tutor and Parent

As a parent and a tutor, I have tried many many literacy and phonics apps, and this is the one I recommend the most! While some children as young as 2 can learn to play it, ages 3-7 can benefit from it. Yes, even children in 2nd or 3rd grade who struggle with reading can use this app. It isn't just sight words; it's phonics too! It shows the words, the sounds that make it, uses it in a funny sentence and then animation plays out the sentence with goofy little monsters. Words are knocked about and they have to drag them back into place, but anytime you touch a word or letter it repeats its sound. Very interactive and entertaining for preschool through younger ages due to the characters. Full version is worth the $5. Kids will repeat their favorite words and keeps them occupied when you need it while being educational.

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age 3+

Annoying noises, good education.

The noises on this is despicable! They are so annoying and disrupt me while I'm working. My child is using this and I absolutely hate the sounds it makes. He thinks it so hilarious but its not, I have an extremely important job but other than the noises it was fine because it does give my child a good education.

This title has:

Easy to play/use

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