> The MOST Popular, MOST Downloaded Interactive Christmas Storybook, with OVER 1.3 million downloads!
> Voted the VERY BEST Multimedia Book for Christmas, WORLDWIDE!
> A Spectacular Reading Experience for Christmas & the Holiday Season! Fun for the Whole Family!

The Christmas Tale is back and better than EVER! Bring the joy of Christmas and the festivities of the holiday season together in this magnificent interactive story. Packed with gorgeous graphics and sound effects, young kids will experience Santa, the elves and the excitement of Christmas through a beautifully written story combined with engaging activities both children and their parents will love!

> Enjoy fun and educational activities on every page!
> Countdown until Christmas with the Christmas Countdown Clock.
> Make a wish list to show Santa and your friends!
> Help Santa and his reindeer deliver presents.
> Tap the snowman to see all of his cool outfits!
> “Read to Me” will automatically read the story to you.
> “Auto Play” automatically reads the entire story to you.
> Record your own dialogue for your favorite characters.

With over 850 million downloads and growing, TabTale has established itself as the creator of pioneering virtual adventures that kids and parents love. With a rich and high-quality app portfolio that includes original and licensed properties, TabTale lovingly produces games, interactive e-books, and educational experiences. TabTale’s apps spark children’s imaginations and inspire them to think creatively, while having fun!
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What's New

Version 2.6

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Ratings and Reviews

3.9 out of 5

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8 Ratings

Luv it ❤️💚❤️💚


This is such a joyful game! Just brings me to the holiday spirit! 5 stars!!! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Ads are a nuisance, poor grammar


For anyone thinking about downloading this app, it is a collection of books, one of which is free (the Christmas tale). As interactive stories go, it's okay. I'd say for a freebie it's pretty good, EXCEPT that there are ads on every page. Not only is it distracting, but I'm concerned that my 3-year old will accidentally sign me up for a credit card. I'm more concerned that he'll throw a screaming fit when he touches the ad and the story disappears for a webpage of a sponsor. In my experience I've not encountered ads in a free children's app.

As for the quality of the writing, there are grammatical errors that are easy to spot, and a real clinker that has Santa riding his "sledge" across the night sky....I kid you not, it actually says "sledge." And lest you think it's only a typo, the narrator actually reads "sledge" out loud in a very proper English accent! Hilarious! If this is the quality I can expect from the other stories, there's no way I am buying any of them. And, because of the ads on every page of the free sample book, I'm deleting this app.

"Lady bug's bookshelf" is a similar app, but the free book is ad-free, and the other stories are charming and well written.

Disappointing Update


This app was very good when it was a free app. Now the developers have changed the way the app functions. For those of you with older children, it's not so much a problem, but for those of us with 2 year olds, it has made it problematic to use. I don't mind the developers wanting to make some money, I would gladly pay for the app in it's previous incarnation, but now when you open the app, it presents you with a intro of characters while it loads up it's new library bookshelf-life store interface. Once that opens, you need to touch the book that you want to read amongst all the others that are for sale (it is at the top of the bookshelf). This isn't very helpful for small children who tend to touch many places on the screen. I'm sure in time he would learn, but I've downgraded the app back to the previous version in order to avoid this new change. Also, if your child accidentally touches the home button and you return to the story, you need to start all over from the beginning load up screen. Not a very good update at all.


TabTale LTD
76.7 MB
Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
English, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Turkish
Age Rating
Rated 4+
© TabTale LTD
In-App Purchases
  1. Full Version $5.99
  2. Full Interactive Storybook $1.99
  3. Remove Ads $0.99


  • Family Sharing

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