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Nighty Night! - The bedtime story app for children

By Fox and Sheep GmbH


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The most popular bedtime story on the App Store! Over 4 million downloads.

„App of Year“ awarded by Apple!

"Nighty Night!" is the perfect App for a daily go-to-sleep ritual with cute animals, sweet lullaby music and great narration. All around the house the lights go out, and in the barn even the animals are tired. But who puts them to bed? Who turns out the lights in their stalls? That is the task for small children aged 1-4. Watching all the animals go to sleep is a lovely way to set the mood for bedtime.

"You feel as if you are playing inside of a beautifully animated movie." // USA TODAY / 4 stars out of 4

"Nighty Night!" is brought to you from Oscar-Nominee Heidi Wittlinger (2002, best animated short) who brings a lot of passion and effort in constructing little sets made of paper and combining them with 2D illustration and animation.


1. Stunning designs by Oscar nominated artist Heidi Wittlinger
2. Illustration and animation in 2D
3. Thirteen interactive animals (Dog, Pig, Sheep, Duck, Cow, Fish, Chicken, Pony, Spider, Goat, Cats, Rabbit etc.)
6. Switch between winter and summer version
7. Autoplay function
8. Languages: English, German, Spanish, French, Dutch, Swedish, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Turkish, Chinese and Japanese.


"This book finally proves to me that a kids book can be as great electronically as they are on paper. The artwork is stunning, the narration is pitch perfect well suited to its theme. (...) Buy this book, it´s truly art"


"There's bags of innovation happening right now around Apps for children, especially those that blend storytelling, animation and interactivity. Nighty Night! is one of the latest and greatest examples." // THE GUARDIAN UK

"Overall this is my new top recommendation for bedtime books with interactivity." // Digital Storytime / 5 stars out of 5

"Nighty Night is a truly gorgeous ebook to add to your literary stash - and lull the kids into the Land of Nod." // Kids Book Review

"What I liked: Everything. Nighty Night is simple, subtle, and clever. It is an App that very young children will enjoy and demand to use again and again." // PadGadget / 5 stars out of 5

"Nighty Night! is a must-have bedtime companion for your digital wunderkids!" // The ikids blog

Please also check out our other great Apps for kids:

„PETTING ZOO“ - is a fantastic storybook app for the iPad and iPhone. It features beautiful, fun, interactive animations of over 20 animals, and it’s bound to be a big favorite for kids and animal lovers of all ages.

„LITTLE FOX MUSIC BOX“ – is a sing-along songbook with more than 100 interactive elements in 3 songs and the little fox music studio where you can record your own songs.

If you experience any trouble with the App or have any questions or comments, please don't hesitate to contact us any time: We´d love to help you out. Please also mention your device version and your iOS version.
Please also visit our website for more information and support.

What's New in Version 4.6

We optimized the App for iOS9 and did some bug-fixing so everything runs nice and smoothly again!

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Customer Reviews

So much charm. Perfect before bed.

Update 2Jun2016, v4.6: I started using the auto play option and noticed the timing for transitions feels fast. The final lights off segment feels too short that we don't get a chance to really see them asleep. Example, I didn't see the cow's eyes close before it moved on. Maybe some people prefer it to go quickly but I feel for my child to get the full effect I'd like to see the animals close their eyes and at least take their first sleepy breath. The relaxed and rhythmic breathing really makes a difference. Also, it would be nice if the moments back at the farmhouse were also a little longer. Your "Circus" app, which is the same concept, lingers a bit then makes the next room brighten slightly so you can see who is next. That one has a pretty good transition speed. Still love this. This and "Circus" are our staple nighttime apps.

I originally wrote a review 4 yrs ago for my first son, and am now using it for my second (Feb 2016). It's still as charming as ever and I love the extra animals - worth the purchase. Still rate this 5 stars,but despite the current version description stating, "App works perfectly again!" (or something like that) I noticed the highlights on some of the light switches aren't aligned with the actual switches. They still work, though, so it's a minor cosmetic thing. I have an iPhone 6S plus. One option I'd LOVE would be if there were options to change the features of the child shown in the window at the end of the story. The narration goes, "There's someone still awake. Do you know who that is? Yes, that's you!" and it's a little red headed boy in a window and my sons have black hair. Choice of gender, hair color, skin tone, hair style maybe - that would be awesome. I'd purchase that.

Original review: It sets up my 19-month old for sleep perfectly. His vocabulary has been exploding recently but this wonderful little book helped him learn to say "good night" and truly understand what it means. He'll tell each animal good night and tries to turn off the light (but his aim isn't great yet.) First purchased it over the 2011 holidays but not until Jan did I make it part of our nightly bedtime routine. I read maybe two other hard cover books first to relax him, and save this for last. When it's done and the music has ended I lock my phone so it too goes dark and tell him good night, then turn out the lights, and put him to bed. He's so ready to sleep by then he'll be asleep within 5 minutes. Love it. Recommending this to friends.

So fun!

All my little grandchildren love this app. It's design is so cute and they love that it's interactive.

Fox and sheep Nighty night

This is an awesome app. My grandson loves it before nap time

Nighty Night! - The bedtime story app for children
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  • $2.99
  • Category: Books
  • Updated:
  • Version: 4.6
  • Size: 436 MB
  • Languages: English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
  • Seller:
Rated 4+
  • Made for Ages 5 and Under

Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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