Here's an iPad Picture Book App - 'The Heart and the Bottle' by Oliver Jeffers. What would you think about reading a book like this?

Some more imaginings of how books as apps might be presented on the iPad.


Favourite children's books brought to life interactively on Nintendo DS™. FLIPS have been designed to give children of all ages a fun new way to read books.

ZooBurst is a digital storytelling tool that lets anyone easily create his or her own 3D pop-up books. Using ZooBurst, storytellers of any age can create their own rich worlds in which their stories can come to life.
Then if you wish you can use Augmented Reality to view your book using your webcam.

Children's Storybooks Online

Free illustrated children's stories for kids of all ages
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Storyline Online

An on-line streaming video program featuring Screen Actors Guild members reading books aloud. Each book includes accompanying activities and lesson ideas.

Tumble Books

TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of animated, talking picture books.


The site is primarily focused on the phonics approach to learning how to read, and it offers several reading areas for children with animated audio Ebooks.

International Children's Digital Library


A Library for the World's children.
Search for books by title, author, or keyword, in dozens of languages.
Search for books by continent by spinning an interactive globe.