City Nights

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City Nights is a cute ebook with a soothing poem that would be perfect for use as a bedtime story. Children can watch as the busy city settles down for the night and help put the sleepy young main character to bed.

Three Little Pigs: Star Tale Interactive Fairy Tales for Kids

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Three Little Pigs: Star Tale is a classic story with beautiful textured illustrations and professional narration that both parents and children will love.

Roobarb & Custard: When Custard was Grounded

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Roobarb & Custard: When Custard Was Grounded is an entertaining ebook that takes advantage of some of the iPad’s features to build in interactivity and personalized sound effects.

Billy Possum’s Interactive Comprehension

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Billy Possum’s Interactive Comprehension is among the best reading comprehension apps I have seen in the Marketplace, with an unusual focus on vital higher-level comprehension skills and even opportunities to visualize scenes from the story.

The Happy Star

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Send kids to bed with a reminder to fill their days with kind acts so they can brighten their own personal stars.

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

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Read the story of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, complete with images and sound effects from the iconic Christmas movie.

Butterfly Kisses by Cathy Lane

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Butterfly Kisses by Cathy Lane is a warm and snuggly story that is perfect for bedtime, but that has enough extra activities to make it fun for kids at any time of the day.

Wubbzy’s The Night Before Christmas

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This app puts a fun Wubbzy twist on a classic Christmas story with tons of additional activities including puzzles, music, and coloring pages. An awesome app with lots to do.

How the Grinch Stole Christmas

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A great holiday classic that children will love having in digital form. Lots of great lively narration and an easy to use interface.

Wenda The Wacky Wiggler

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Adorable little Wenda in Wenda The Wacky Wiggler reminds those around her that it is important to remember that each of us is unique and that is OK.

Messy Mia and the Tale of Ancient Tech

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Messy Mia and the Tale of the Ancient Tech shows young children how technology has changed between the time their parents were young and the present day.

The Berenstain Bears Give Thanks

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Another great storybook app from Oceanhouse Media that gives a bit of history behind Thanksgiving, while teaching little ones about having compassion for animals.

A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving

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This is another wonderful Charlie Brown classic that has been turned into an interactive storybook app for children of all ages. Very well done!

Gobble: The Famous Thanksgiving Turkey

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Gobble: The Famous Thanksgiving Turkey is a cute, music-themed storybook app that tells the tale of how Thanksgiving came to be and includes additional activities for children of all ages to enjoy.

The Story of Dracolino

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Young children will enjoy helping Dracolino learn about feelings and how to respond to them appropriately.

MyBackpack

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Replace the heavy books with Waterford Learning’s app full of digital stories, educational songs, and fun math review games.

Even Monsters Are Shy

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Even Monsters Are Shy is a great storybook app with a cute storyline and awesome interactive illustrations that will quickly become a bedtime favorite.

Choro & Robin adventure

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A delightful story has kids follow an adorable cat, Choro, and a helpful Robin as they head out on a day filled with adventure.

Finn & Friends Mysteries

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Join Finn & Friends (from Goldfish crackers) for some fun sleuthing in this entertaining, child friendly, interactive book app. And it’s free!

Halloween Apps for Kids 2014

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Spooktacular list of Halloween apps for your family. Check out the special treat we have in store for our readers!