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Booksy: Learn to Read Platform for K-2

By Tipitap Inc.

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Featured in the New York Times article "Learning to read with tablets"!

Booksy is a learning-to-read platform for young kids. It is designed from the ground up to help young children, Pre-K through 2nd grade, practice and develop their reading skills. This edition comes with 6 FREE books (plus an additional book in the US)

Booksy is at its heart a library of age appropriate level-readers We believe kids WANT to read when to give them fascinating and interesting books. That is why we partnered with experts to create books on topics kids will love. They will not only dive into reading, but with our nonfiction series also learn.

But BOOKSY is so much more. It has amazing features that make learning to read simple and fun. And, it includes powerful tools for parents and teachers to track kids' progress.

***NOTE: You can reinstall books using Bookshelf Manager in the main toolbar. We are always happy to help out. Please write to us at ***

Think of Booksy as training wheels for books. It gives kids independence and security while providing help and support.

Watch them glow with pride as they are able to read by themselves, earn stars, awards and trophies while learning about great science topics.

Booksy features:
• Kids can tap on ANY word to have it read out loud. Not just the whole page, but the words they find difficulty.
• Adults can track kids' progress in the Parental Dashboard
⁃ Know which words need reinforcement
⁃ Learn how long they take to read each book
⁃ Receive emails with recordings of their reading efforts (optional)
• Awesome content: level-readers on science topics—not just of literacy, but of science literacy!
⁃ Written by experts and PhDs
⁃ Beautiful full-color images and illustrations
⁃ Appropriate word count for beginning readers
⁃ Books are only $0.99 (USD)!
• Stars, awards and trophies keep kids engaged and coming back for more. Kids get:
⁃ Stars for every book they finish
⁃ Awards for reading all the books
⁃ Awards for reading everyday
⁃ Awards for taking the reading comprehension quizzes
• Simple in-app bookstore to satisfy kids' curiosity and reading voracity.
• Quizzes foster not just mechanics of reading but content comprehension.
• Up to 3 users can be tracked in this editions (School Edition coming within weeks!)

This FREE edition includes 6 complete books:

Humpback Whales
Caterpillar to butterfly!
The Tortoise & the Hare
School is Fun
Hello Bunny

Booksy Books now available for in-app purchase:
SAMPLE LEVEL 1 (150-300 words, simplified structures, for readers who are beginning to venture into reading on their own) in our store

• Dinosaurs!
• Volcanos!
• Exploring Mars!
• Chimpanzees!
• Emperor Penguins!
• Insects!
• Solar System!
• Elephants!
• In a Jam!
• Bacteria

SAMPLE LEVEL 0 (50-150 words, repetitive structures and words for kids who are just starting to read) in our store

• Pocket Animals
• Animal Colors
• Counting Robots
• All kinds of Fun: The Mc Penguin Brothers
• Mr. Talbot's vacation
• Animal Orchestra
• The Four Seasons!

More Books coming soon to Booksy Bookstore.

Learning Fun. Fun Learning.

What's New in Version 3.0

Completely redesigned interface.
Roommier bookshelf.
More free books!
New awards page.
New parent dashboard.

iPad Screenshots

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Customer Reviews

Not what it used to be

When we first got this app, it was great! The starter pack helped my son learn about volcanos and planets at the age of 2. Now that he is starting to read, he wants to read those books. But, the previously purchased starter pack doesn't appear on the shelf after a "successful install". Tried several things and still not there 😔

Used to a great app

I have been using this app with both English and Spanish speaking students for a couple years. It was a great resource. Now I have to "repurchase" books, pled with the App Store to be refunded only to have the items I repurchased to disappear from my iPad. So annoying and disappointing.

Takes your money doesn't give the books

I love this app. Purchased the starter app, but when I tried to buy another one it took my money, but would not down load the books. So basically wasted my money on nothing

Booksy: Learn to Read Platform for K-2
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  • Free
  • Category: Education
  • Updated:
  • Version: 3.0
  • Size: 118 MB
  • Language: English
  • Seller:
Rated 4+
  • Made for Ages 5 and Under

Compatibility: Requires iOS 6.1 or later. Compatible with iPad.

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Top In-App Purchases

  1. Dinosaurs!$0.99
  2. English Pack$4.99
  3. Solar System!$0.99
  4. Volcanos!$0.99
  5. Rhymes & Poems 1$0.99
  6. In a Jam. A level 1 Reader$0.99
  7. com.tipitap.booksy.emperorpenguins$0.99
  8. Insects! A Level 1 Reader$0.99
  9. Days of the Week$0.99
  10. Bacteria!$0.99