Best Educational & Academic Books Apps for Android

Educational & academic books are found in this category. These apps allow the user to learn more about particular subjects through virtual books. Types include children's, medical, and audiobook educational & academic books. Educational & academic books are great for those looking to improve their skills or help teach others.

Last updated 07-26-2017

3 Red Balloons Picture Book
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3 Red Balloons Picture Book

Android

Seller: Jogo Jogo

40 4

Gather the kids together for a touching tale of adventure. Through this interactive storybook, prepare your children for a good night's rest with a story to fuel their imagination.

Follow the tale of a baby elephant as he is accidentally lifted into the sky by three red balloons. Discover new sights and scenes with your children in this educational tale.

Read together with your kids and guide them through activities. Beautiful views and animated sequences enhance the immersive experience of this tale. Tap arrows to move from one page to another and find out what happens to our pachyderm protagonist.

Android
3 Red Balloons Picture Book

3 Red Balloons Picture Book

Free

DRZOX
5

November 12, 2016

Really lovely illustrations and super cute story. My daughter loves making the choices and creating her story, I think it's very original! We both love it.

Buddhism and Mindfulness
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Buddhism and Mindfulness

Android

Seller: Pixel Perfex

35 3.5

In Buddhism, sense of self is vital to peace of mind and this e-book app can help those who feel that they have lost their way towards enlightenment. It is the digital version of “The Buddhist Way to Peace of Mind” by Venerable Pramote Pamojjo. Know the basics of Buddhism once more and reflect on how to realign the current direction of your life.

From the causes of suffering to the “Noble Truths” and more, learn all about the important principles of the Dhamma. The e-book can be read normally, filled with colorful illustrations to demonstrate various points. Alternatively, you can listen to it as a narration with illustrations transformed into an animated video. Find yourself once again and achieve the goal of eliminating your attachments in life.

▲ The Buddhist way isn’t that complicated. Turn the pages and learn the basics.

▲ The pages are also accompanied by very beautiful and insightful illustrations.

▲ You can also switch over to an audio narration that teaches with simple, easy-to-understand clips.

Android
Buddhism and Mindfulness

Buddhism and Mindfulness

Free

Learn: how to invest in stocks
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Learn: how to invest in stocks

Android

Seller: Rubicoin

35 3.5

Investing in stocks might seem complicated. But like any heavy topic, it is easier to learn the finer points with a thorough step-by-step lesson. This series of five audiobooks will provide just that and can help kick-start your financial plans.

Navigation is simple enough. Swipe to view the books and find the topic you have been most eager to learn about. The lessons cover all the important basics, from saving up for making your first investment to diversifying your portfolio. Each lesson can be read as it is or even switched to audio mode, allowing you to learn on the go.

You can also share the lessons to other friends and help them get started on their financial goals. After all, making your money work for you is often regarded as the next stage when you no longer find it sufficient to keep working for money. Start learning to invest today and secure your future!

▲ Simply swipe the books to find the volume that best answers your most pressing questions!

▲ Each lesson breaks down important details that are simple enough for any first-time investor.

Android
Learn: how to invest in stocks

Learn: how to invest in stocks

Free

Nighty Night - Bedtime Story
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Nighty Night - Bedtime Story

Android

Seller: Fox & Sheep

35 3.5

Sweet music and a great story narration, what else are you looking for? A place where sandman stays to see your tots early to bed. Wonderful stories to learn from and listen to, a great bedtime story is like a glass of milk at night.

Make your kids fall asleep peacefully as they help virtual animal friends fall asleep with them, acting as a great bedtime interaction. Use it for nap time, too! When it's hard to put your tots to bed, this might help you. Listen and interact with the animals and make the story a calm way to slip into a deep slumber.

▲Begin the bedtime story by tapping "Start".

▲Tap on a lighted place to see the animals and put them to sleep.

▲Tap the switch to turn the lights off and make the animals go to sleep.

▲Designed to find other animals to play with.

An interactive game that will help even the smallest children to turn the lights off. The subtle story narration will be perfect to keep the toddlers feel comfortable when trying to fall sleep. No parent needs to force their kids to sleep - the lulling storyline, music, and "lights out" method will take care of that. Animals are well-designed and staged and with the variety of textures, to help soften the image and carry children to dreamland. And as they do the animals too will sleep, and it will be a great way to end everyone's day.

Android
Nighty Night - Bedtime Story

Nighty Night - Bedtime Story

Free

lilKitKit
5

November 25, 2016

Both my kids absolutely love this! The visuals are so well done, as expected from an Oscar-nominee filmmaker! I even find myself going through it from time to time when my kids are at school :)

Pengupingu
5

December 3, 2016

This app is amazing. My 5 year old loves it, he asks me to use it with him at least twice a week! The sounds and music are really relaxing and the illustrations are great. Overall high quality app!

Barney's Storybook Treasury
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Barney's Storybook Treasury

Android

Seller: Hit Entertainment

35 3.5

This digital book collection is developed for the young readers. The app is a collection of engaging storybooks that guide children in speaking and reading development. The stories feature their favorite purple dinosaur, Barney, and his friends, Baby Bop and BJ. Let them experience an awesome adventure in the whimsical world of the famous dinosaur, Barney!

The app’s digital storybooks have engaging storylines. Each have distinct topics and learning focus. Little ones can practice their reading skills in the story, “What it can be.” They will have fun learning alphabets together with Baby Bop and establish manners with Barney and his adorably funny friends.

▲ ▲ Little ones are bound to turn the next page of the story!

▲ Kids can read the story by themselves or read along with the narrator.

▲ Three engaging storybooks that they will love to read!

The lively animation and immersive graphics will make your kids fully absorbed with the app. They'll be able to listen to realistic sound effects with high-quality audio. They will love how the sun draws a sunny smile and how Barney waves his hands to say “Goodbye!”

Make your kids learning process fun and entertaining! Young ones can read along with the narration. Not only will they enhance their reading and speaking skills but they will also develop good manners and right conduct like saying “Thank you” and “Please.” Accompany their study time with this interactive digital storybook. Let your little ones turn the pages of this digital storybook now!

Android
Barney's Storybook Treasury

Barney's Storybook Treasury

Free

takeit_away833
5

November 17, 2016

Tried this with my son, seeing as it is what I used to watch when I was a kid. Just as charming as when I was a kid, and he really loves it. He's even learning it by heart now!