Speakaboos Stories

Description

Speakaboos offers a growing library of 150+ stories & songs featuring animation, interactivity, music, and read-along text.

  • Wide range of interest categories help children find stories that spark their love of reading
  • Interactive features engage young readers while improving comprehension, vocabulary, and fluency
  • Developed by the creative minds behind Blue’s Clues, SuperWHY! And NickJr.com
  • Over 11 million stories read in homes and classrooms around the world

WHAT’S NEW

  • Stories & songs for children of all ages including nursery rhymes, fables, and fairytales.
  • Classic books such as The 3 Little Pigs, Cinderella, Belinda’s Halloween, and Wheels on the Bus.
  • Curated library of favorite kid’s topics like princesses, monsters, animals, music, and more!
  • Speakaboos books are available anytime, anywhere – on the iPad, via the Web, online or offline.

PARENTS & TEACHERS LOVE SPEAKABOOS FOR THEIR CHILDREN!

  • “My 23-month-old daughter and I love to cuddle up and read your stories, especially the ones about fairytales and princesses. Thank you for creating such a fun, kid-friendly, safe experience for pre-schoolers!” – Ashley B., KY
  • “My 5-year-old son is a reluctant reader, but Speakaboos stories on monsters and animals have really engaged him and he wants to read more books as a result! He also loves singing along with the nursery rhymes” – Karen D., CA
  • “My children love Speakaboos. I teach Kindergarten and this is a great educational resource for our reading center and storytime. We recently did a lesson on Aesop’s Fables and Speakaboos was perfect!” – Lisa E., NC
  • I’m an elementary school early literacy educator for 38 years now!! This app is fantastic!’ – Deb B., NJ

PRAISE FROM EDUCATORS AND MEDIA

  • Awarded National Parenting Center’s Seal of Approval.
  • Received an A+ from Education World.
  • Named “one of the great websites” by the American Library Association.
  • Described as an “impressive,” “indispensable,” and “valuable” resource for learning and literacy by Parenting, Kidscreen and Publisher’s Weekly.
  • “Speakaboos… makes it easy for kids to learn to read by easing them through different phases: reading stories to them, helping them to follow along with the story as it’s read, and finally allowing kids to read on their own,” (Appolicious).
  • “Speakaboos will be a very handy tool while traveling. We have put in quite a bit of air and car time this summer and it doesn’t take long before our active preschooler gets bored watching back to back movies. Speakaboos offers a good, more interactive alternative.” (GeekMom).

SPEAKABOOS BUILDS AND SUPPORTS LITERACY FOR CHILDREN

Speakaboos’ educational methodology encourages literacy and learning by focusing on high-interest stories and contextual interactivity, as well as through features including:

  • Read-along word highlighting, which promotes word recognition among young readers.
  • Clickable words so children can hear the way words are pronounced.
  • Rich illustrations, sound effects, and music that keeps kids entertained.
  • 3 modes of play depending on reading level: Read To Me, Read & Play, Read It Myself.
  • If you like Reading Rainbow, Scholastic Storia, FarFaria, Learn with Homer and MeeGenius, you’ll love Speakaboos books.

SUBSCRIPTION DETAILS FOR SPEAKABOOS – READ ALONG, SING ALONG STORIES FOR KIDS

  • Subscription is offered on a monthly, 6-month, or yearly basis and gives unlimited access to a rainbow of stories & songs.
  • A 1-month subscription costs $4.99, 6 months is $26.99, and 12 months costs $49.99 or equivalent local price.
  • Payment will be charged to iTunes account at confirmation of purchase.
  • Subscription for the Speakaboos library of books will automatically renew.
  • Subscriptions may be managed by the user and may be canceled at any time by going to ‘Account Settings’ after purchase.

Pricing

Plan Price Details
Speakaboos Stories: 150+ Interactive Children’s Books, Read Along Videos & Educational Songs for Preschool & Kindergarten Kids Free Compatible with iOS devices.
1-month Subscription to Speakaboos $4.99 In-app purchase.
6-month Subscription to Speakaboos $26.99 In-app purchase.
12-month Subscription to Speakaboos $49.99 In-app purchase.

Reviews

Instructional Technologist
April 11, 2017

This isn’t a free tool. It offers a free trial, but after the trial period is over, you must buy a subscription.

Digital Learning Specialists
October 17, 2014

Nice selection of multimedia for pre-readers. Highlighting and clickable words promote reading independence, word recognition, and vocabulary development. It is subscription-based, so hard for schools that have VPP (volume purchase plan) because we can’t do in-app purchases.

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