Best Picture Books Apps

Picture book apps are found in this category. These apps allow the user to access static or interactive digital picture books. Types include folklore, animal, and automobile picture book apps. Picture book apps are great for parents looking for ways to both entertain and educate their kids through stories.

Last updated 03-29-2017

Chuggington Chug Patrol Free
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Chuggington Chug Patrol Free

Android

Seller: StoryToys

25 2.5

If your kids love watching the “Chuggington Chug Patrol” on TV, maybe they would enjoy a book about it too! After all, reading is an important skill for young minds. A book from a children's show like "Chug Patrol" could be just what you need to get their brains ticking!

Save yourself a trip to the bookstore by giving your phone this digital, interactive storybook app! Hear the narration by the patrol leader Jackman, as he tells stories featuring recruits Wilson, Brewster, and Koko on their adventures! There are also several, rescue mini-games throughout this book that your kids can play. Each time they succeed, they earn a badge that can be viewed at the end!

▲Tap on the book to start reading!

▲Listen to Jackman as he narrates through the story!

▲Teach kids to turn the page by swiping slowly across the screen!

▲Some pages have interactive mini-games like this one! Help the “Chug Patrol” clear the logs!

▲Earn badges to show how a good rescuer you are! View them at the end of the book!

It may be a mobile game but it’s a very lifelike rendition of a real, interactive storybook. And unlike real books, apps don’t run out of stock. It can really save you a lot of time searching through bookshops. Read it to your kid when it’s time for bed or slowly encourage them to read along with Jackman as he narrates. You can also point out the sounds being made! And of course, there are always the simple life lessons of courage and carefulness that “Chug Patrol” is known for. So, are you ready to rescue?

Android
Chuggington Chug Patrol Free

Chuggington Chug Patrol Free

Free

35 Picture Stories for Kids
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35 Picture Stories for Kids

Android

Seller: Android Gems 2

25 2.5

You may not be an ideal baby sitter but you can hold your own if you just had a decent book. Unfortunately, you can’t always get one at the dime store and kids aren’t always known to be patient.

On the other hand, you can always just get a very simple story book app full of all the picture stories suitable for little kids. This one has over 30 of them! There’s no long download period, no wonky mini-games and you can just flip the pages as if you were holding the real thing.

▲Just a pick a story from the list. You might recognize some of these stories already!

▲Simply swipe to the side to turn the page.

▲Swipe repeatedly and the pages will turn faster.

Never underestimate the likelihood that you’re going to have to entertain kids when you least expect it. What if you’re dating single parents and need something to connect? What if you’re on the road with a baby cousin and she wants a storybook? With this very simple app, you can at least keep them preoccupied until you find something better! Besides, it’s not like the stories themselves are full of many tales you used to read when you were a kid. Teach kids the lessons found in the “Hare and the Tortoise” or bring out the app when it happens to be their first time learning its morals. You certainly don’t need a pricy picture book to do that much!

Android
35 Picture Stories for Kids

35 Picture Stories for Kids

Free

Epic! Unlimited Books for Kids
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Epic! Unlimited Books for Kids

Android

Seller: Epic! Creations Inc

25 2.5

Carry around a library of children's books in the palm of your hand. Whether you are a parent or an educator, help the minds of the younger generation grow through reading. Book reading will help them develop not only their vocabulary but their comprehension skill as well. As young as they are, support their love for books incorporated by today's latest technology.

Numerous books are available for reading with a regular weekly update to add to your collection. Book recommendations are based specifically on the reader's age to make it more suitable for them. Create a profile for multiple readers so they may add any book they like without mixing it up with the choices of others. Furthermore, an audio may accompany the reader as they go on with the story.

▲Read collection of books the same way as you read physical books and simply swipe the screen to go to the next or previous page.

▲Let a recorded voice read the story to you if you don't feel like reading.

Android
Epic! Unlimited Books for Kids

Epic! Unlimited Books for Kids

Free

LearnEnglish Kids: Videos
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LearnEnglish Kids: Videos

Android

Seller: British Council

25 2.5

Verbs, nouns, adjectives, sentence construction, are your kids about to throw the mother of all temper tantrums to avoid learning English? Make their experience pain-free and, even fun, through the British Council's animated children's stories with English subtitles!

They can learn new words, understand the meaning of those words better, and discover various ways to construct sentences. With all of that, After all of that, the kids might even come up with with questions so that they can learn more!

▲ English learning can be pain-free for both children and parents. Let the guides help!

▲ Kids can understand the meaning of the words they see on screen with pictures.

▲ Use stories that match the interest of the student to teach more effectively, such as this great soccer one!

Lessen the struggle of finding the right tool for teaching English to kids. Expand their vocabulary, make them curious, and help them gain a full understanding. Before bedtime, while waiting for lunch, during lazy afternoons - your kids can learn English wherever they are! Watch as comprehension fills their minds and soon they will be speaking English to tell the stories to you!

Android
LearnEnglish Kids: Videos

LearnEnglish Kids: Videos

Free

African Storybook Reader
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African Storybook Reader

Android

Seller: Saide

30 3

Experience child development like no other! Enjoy thousands of stories made to improve your child’s development. Read a collection of African narratives in different languages. Have fun reading “A Fish and a Gift” and “Amazing Daisy” in multiple South African, Kenyan, and Ugandan languages.

Use the app before your child goes to sleep to make them sleepy. No more scouring the internet for a narrative to entertain your child. Listen as they giggle at funny moments and become confident that they are on the right track for improving their comprehension!

Android
African Storybook Reader

African Storybook Reader

Free

Children's Comic Bible Story
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Children's Comic Bible Story

Android

Seller: Lifove Bible

25 2.5

Bring your children closer to God by having them read an illustrated bible app in a comic design. Translated in four languages (English, Korean, Portuguese, Chinese) with colorful images, this comic-designed bible fits the active and playful nature of children. Teach them not only to read, but to follow historical points on the virtual in-app map!

Tap on the story icon that you and your little ones want to read. Enjoy the eye-opening stories of Adam and Eve, Noah and the Flood, Abraham, David and Goliath, and more. The engaging, fun-filled bible reading app can help you spend more quality time with your kids!

Android
Children's Comic Bible Story

Children's Comic Bible Story

Free

samesther30
5

December 24, 2016

This app really helped get both of my kids more interested in learning about the Lord. The images are very high quality and well drawn, and there are many stories to choose from! Keeps them entertained and connected to Jesus.

Fables and Fairy Tales
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Fables and Fairy Tales

Android

Seller: iStudios

30 3

This educational app is a jam-packed collection of fables and fairy tale stories perfect for your kids! For those parents who value convenience, this is going to be a great and informative app to use when reading bedtimes stories to your little ones!

Choose from a wide variety of stories of fables and fairy tales with just a few taps and swipes. Gently nudge your child in the right direction as you read stories with different moral lessons. They will love to hear the story about “Love and Time” or “The Princess and the Pea!”

▲ Parents and kids are bound to have a great time reading together!

▲ Mold them into a well-refined person by introducing them to the morals of each story,

▲ There are a wide variety of captivating stories to choose from for your little ones, right in the palm of your hand!

The game has a user-friendly and simple interface for simplified story-searching. Adjust the font size of the text for a convenient reading time. Along with the stories are colorful cartoon images that convey the concept of each story!

Enhance their values by reading through stories which are essential for real life situations. This is a resourceful app to use for you to bond with your kids during time off. If you want to teach them the importance of time, how struggles make a man stronger, and more, then start telling them captivating stories right on your mobile device!

Android
Fables and Fairy Tales

Fables and Fairy Tales

Free

iStoryBooks
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iStoryBooks

Android

Seller: iMarvel

30 3

Do your children love stories? Satisfy their thirst for new tales with this interactive eBook library! With friendly and fascinating voice narration, little ones as young as three can enjoy a variety of folklore, fairy tales, and children's classics from across the world. Help broaden their vocabulary, stimulate the imagination, and gain new knowledge!

Acquire peace of mind knowing that your child is exploring a safe environment - take advantage of the Parent's Lock to add, remove, and protect content. Watch on as the stories evoke emotions from your little ones and take pride in the new things they have learned. Enrich your child's day with a collection of engaging and educational stories!

Android
iStoryBooks

iStoryBooks

Free

Moral stories, Fables & Tales
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Moral stories, Fables & Tales

Android

Seller: Saatvik

30 3

Teach your kids the importance of wisdom, respect, bravery, and all other good values for them to grow into kind and warm-hearted indviduals. Pick and read to them from the 366 available stories like Aesop's Fables, Fairy Tales, Indian Fairy Tales, Panchatantra, and Sanskrit Tales.

There are eight categories from popular authors that you can peruse. Run out of bedtime stories to tell them? Pick a something from the list, navigate the pages with ease (switch fonts and zoom in for easy reading), and ignite your kid's imagination before they doze off to slumber.

▲ Interesting and thought-provoking tales to tell your kids!

▲ Pick a category in order to start the adventures and vocabulary building.

▲ Various interesting titles with the number of words clearly stated.

The stories also come with colorful illustrations to add meaning to the whole reading experience. This app is also great if you have been meaning to teach your son or daughter how to read. Watch with pride as they develop their language and comprehension skills!

Show them your support by means of guidance as they take a bigger leap towards a brighter tomorrow. Be proud as you are watch them excel not only in school, but wherever they may go. Attend to their needs and help them get ready for a bigger challenge that awaits both in regards to communication and interpersonal skills.

Android
Moral stories, Fables & Tales

Moral stories, Fables & Tales

Free

My Zoo Album
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My Zoo Album

Android

Seller: Tapps - Top Apps and Games

25 2.5

Are your little ones so fond of different animals, from typical pets to big ones found ni the zoo? If they are, then try giving them this special sticker-collecting, educational game. Full of varied animals that will surprise you everyday, this game will let them discover more animals in a way they would be thrilled.

Different stickers await to be unpacked by them everyday. What they will get can really be surprising and satisfying at the same time because the animal would come in random. You can let them play this cool game while you hangout with other moms, then your kids can trade collection with other children.There are mini games as well to mold their mind and sharpen their cognitive skills!

Android
My Zoo Album

My Zoo Album

Free