Best Book Apps for Kids

From classic tales to interactive science books that will knock your kids' socks off, our list of favorite book apps has something for tots, teens, and everyone in between.

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Boynton does hilarious bit of creative whimsy for toddlers.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2011)
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Lovely app lets toddlers turn off the lights for bedtime.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
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Innovative update of the original tactile book.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
 
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Tots learn to recognize emotions, behaviors with cute app.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
 
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Great sequel keeps the spirit of the original book and app.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Kindle Fire
(2011)
 
Fabulous and faithful update of the children's classic.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)
 
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Engaging story teaches kids about frogs' life cycle.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Nook HD
(2012)
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Colorful, interactive book lets kids celebrate diversity.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2013)
 
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Kid's art-inspired story full of engineering fun (and cats).
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
 
Perfect adaptation of classic Dr. Seuss mischief-maker.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)
 
Channel your inner fancy with lots of outfit choices.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
 
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Use the mic to record your voice, blow fairy dust.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
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Whimsical ABC app enraptures with hidden letters, animation.
Devices: iPad
(2012)
 
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Stunning, innovative ebook best with companion guide.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
 
More than a storybook, app lets kids help craft the tales.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
 
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Cute tale kids can relate to, supported by great features.
Devices: iPad
(2012)
 
Fantastic, boundary-pushing interactive book.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
 
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Thorough, and thoroughly entertaining, interactive science.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
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Cool graphics jazz up fun facts; watch out for hidden costs.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
 
Some violent themes in picture book aimed at young fans.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
 
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Realistic, scary art in dino lovers' dream database.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
 
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Graphic novel teaches kids to feel good about themselves.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Nook HD
(2011)