Halloween Apps for Kids

Looking to get just the right amount of spooky? We pulled together a group of creepy apps to share with kids during Halloween or any time. There's plenty of gentle Halloween-themed fun for the littlest trick-or-treaters and slightly scarier games for older kids. And check out our Halloween books and movies for more spooky family time.

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Peekaboo Trick or Treat with Ed Emberley App Poster Image
Cute app introduces tots to Halloween without scary stuff.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
(2012)
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First Words Halloween App Poster Image
Mildly spooky app flexible for pre-readers, early spellers.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
(2011)
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Go Away, Big Green Monster! App Poster Image
Classic book gains cute new scene, narration by Emberley.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2011)
(2011)
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The Berenstain Bears Go on a Ghost Walk App Poster Image
Halloween book sends message that too scary isn't much fun.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2011)
(2011)
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The Legend of Spookley the Square Pumpkin App Poster Image
Interactive book with Halloween theme guides young readers.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)
(2010)
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Hotel Transylvania 2 Official Storybook App App Poster Image
Promotional ebook with solid features good intro to movie.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
(2015)
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It's The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown App Poster Image
App version doesn't live up to quality of Halloween classic.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2012)
(2012)
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The Monsters by Tinybop App Poster Image
Create silly (or mildly scary) mix-and-match monsters.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
(2015)
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Weirdwood Manor App Poster Image
Solve puzzles, explore rich visuals in cool storybook.
Devices: iPad
(2016)
(2016)
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Frombie Run App Poster Image
OK endless runner toy tie-in stopped short by controls, ads.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
(2016)
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Le Vamp App Poster Image
Cute endless runner stands out from the pack.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2013)
(2013)
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Plants vs. Zombies FREE App Poster Image
Great strategy game with comic but slightly scary violence.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)
(2010)
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Plants vs. Zombies 2 App Poster Image
Clever update to popular app, but now with in-app purchases.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2013)
(2013)
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Earn to Die HD App Poster Image
Plow through zombies in darkly silly, addictive arcade game.
Devices: iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2016)
(2014)
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Ghostbusters: Slime City App Poster Image
Movie tie-in features ghost battles, in-app buys, chat.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
(2016)
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Grim Fandango Remastered App Poster Image
Classic game about the Land of the Dead goes mobile.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
(2015)
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iPoe - The Interactive and Illustrated Edgar Allen Poe Collection App Poster Image
Eerie, amusing app captures Poe's spirit but lacks depth.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
(2013)
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Monster Dash App Poster Image
Run fast, kill with crazy weapons, don't fall.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
(2010)
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Night Terrors: The Beginning App Poster Image
Creepy AR experience intro has legit scares; avoid stumbles.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
(2016)
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Dark Meadow App Poster Image
Spooky, violent, with plenty of eye candy; older teens only.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
(2011)
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