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News-O-Matic, Daily Reading for Kids

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***All articles available at multiple reading levels***
***First month free!***
*** World Young Reader Prize 2015 (Editorial) - World Association of Newspapers (WAN-IFRA) ***
*** Teachers' Choice Award 2015 ***
*** One of The Best News Sources for Kids - Common Sense Media***
*** Best App for Teaching and Learning by AASL***
*** The first bilingual news app for kids! ***
*** Featured by Apple in the Education section ***
*** kidSAFE® certified ***

Here is what users say about News-O-Matic:

“I would like to thank you and your team! My son has finally been reading independently for the past two weeks. He looks forward to reading News-O-Matic every night!” – Melissa, Mom of an 8-year-old

"I love News-O-Matic! When I’m in school it’s my favorite thing to do. I even read it when I get home!" - Soyee, age 11

“I think the stories you write are amazing. It’s funny because I hate reading but yet I’m excited to see what you wrote." – Rae, age 8

“In my ten years of teaching I have never come across a publication that was this effective in capturing the attention of the student and making them want to learn and understand more.” – LB, Philadelphia Public School Teacher

“A terrific introduction to current events with unlimited potential for repeated use for kids” – Smart Apps For Kids

“Once in a while, an app comes along that makes me breathe a sigh of ‘well, finally.’ Such is the case with News-O-Matic, an ingenious app that condenses the daily news of the world and delivers it in perfectly kid-digestible form.” – Cool Mom Tech

News-O-Matic covers relevant news of the day in an engaging way, exploring its many facets through images, maps, videos, and games. Whether your interest is sports, science, world news, or wacky events, News-O-Matic delivers what’s making the news! It offers a window to the world and beyond helping readers become global citizens!

Each daily issue features:
* Five dynamic news articles available at 3 reading levels
* Rich and detailed images, videos, and illustrations
* Informative maps relating the user to the location of every story
* News Room for drawing or asking questions about the news
* Puzzles, games, fun facts, and many other elements for discovery
* Audio support for challenging vocabulary and full stories read aloud
* Improved design
* Bilingual articles (English and Spanish)
* Bilingual Read to Me (English and Spanish)
* Save or print articles
* Highlight text
* Citations
* Access to 10 past editions

All articles are written by professional children’s writers and reviewed by a child psychologist before publication to ensure emotionally safe content.

News-O-Matic is 100% ad-free.

Subscription Options:
- User receives 30 days free upon beginning subscription
- Subscription options include monthly ($1.99/month) or yearly ($19.99/year)
- Payment will be charged to your iTunes account at confirmation of purchase
- Subscription automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24 hours before the end of the current period
- Monthly subscription: Account will be charged $1.99 for renewal within 24 hours prior to the end of the current month
- Yearly subscription: Account will be charged $19.99 for renewal within 24 hours prior to the end of the current year
- User can manage subscription & turn off auto-renewal by going to the account settings after purchase
- No cancelation of the current subscription is allowed during active subscription period
- Privacy Policy and Terms of Use can be found at
- Any unused portion of a free trial period will be forfeited when the user purchases a susbcription
- Contact: for any help or question

Schools and districts looking to buy News-O-Matic through Apple’s Volume Purchase Program should buy News-O-Matic School Edition.

The publisher of this daily news application is Press4Kids, Inc. To learn more about us, please visit

What's New in Version 5.4

Graphical bug fixes


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Customer Reviews

Wonderful introduction to current events for kids

This app does an amazing job of introducing young readers to what's happening around the world. My kids are engaged and involved every day with the news, learning about anything from scientific discoveries, world elections, or the latest on sports.

They're learning to love reading!


OMG I love this app!! Its kids news and its daily 2! 😃👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼 I give this 5 stars! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ I would give it 10 stars! AMAZING!! Definitely get this app!

News-O-Matic, Daily Reading for Kids
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: Education
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  • Version: 5.4
  • Size: 134 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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