Customer Reviews for

iStoryBooks

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

166 out of 196 people found this review helpful.

Toddlers love this app, my 2 & 3 yr old granddaughters stay entertained and love the movie feature on the books. When you select the movie option, it will read from page to page without the kids having to turn the pages, just like when I readto them.

The good things about these books far outweigh the bad. I try to look at it like life, nothing is perfect. About half of the books are "regular" chaildren's stories, like "Hansel & Gretel", "Cinderella", and "Snow White". The others are a mixture of educational type sto...
The good things about these books far outweigh the bad. I try to look at it like life, nothing is perfect. About half of the books are "regular" chaildren's stories, like "Hansel & Gretel", "Cinderella", and "Snow White". The others are a mixture of educational type stories and a few ethnically diverse ones, one African, and 3 Asian. There are some about cars, machines, and dinosaurs. I didn't count them, but there are approximately 20 books, it only downloads a few books in the sample, after you pay the $3.99, it will download the rest of those shown in the library. Then, to download more, you tap the corner that says add more books, it downloads a catalogue, you can then choose any, or all of these books, but have to hold and tap onto the page, go to the menu at the bottom, and tap add to my library. If you don't have an sd card, you may have to remove some from your library and download those you want. I have an sd card and downloaded them all. Some have complained about the sound, and there are a few books whose sound is not very loud. My granddaughters still look at them, and I read those to them, 90% you can hear fine and if you invest in some earphonesthey are very loud. All in all, I find it to be very worth the $3.99, I usuallypaymore than that for one book.

posted by iymalive on October 3, 2011

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Most Helpful Critical Review

22 out of 32 people found this review helpful.

Weird

A bunch of the stories are weird and glitchy for me. Some have pages with no images, just the text on black, some cannot load at all, if I try it just puts me out entirely. However, even with that I think it's worth the money. The stories we can read are cute and we ca...
A bunch of the stories are weird and glitchy for me. Some have pages with no images, just the text on black, some cannot load at all, if I try it just puts me out entirely. However, even with that I think it's worth the money. The stories we can read are cute and we can get more of them.

posted by 9998189 on November 14, 2011

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 24, 2012

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    Lots of fun

    5 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 20, 2012

    Storybook app

    The 25 story book app is terrific! My grandsons just love to sit on mylap and have me read the stories and also have the stories read to them by the nook! They take an active role in reading the stories by turning the pages. The illustrations are lovely and colorful. I highly recommend this series.

    5 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 15, 2012

    Wonderful

    My 3year old grandaughter adores this app and dearly loves the popular classics as well as the new stories. Well worth the couple of dollars and promotes am early love of books and reading. Lots and lots of variety to choose from. It is her favorite app.nn

    5 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 5, 2012

    Missing

    Every book is missing pages and I paid for the whole set!

    5 out of 10 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 19, 2012

    What happened?

    I paid for this..added more books to it...and everything disappeared! My daughter cries for these istory books and there is nothing there!

    5 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 14, 2012

    Great app.

    My kids use it all the time.

    4 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 27, 2012

    Love it

    My daughter loves to have stories read to her!

    4 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 1, 2012

    Great for kids

    My girls love to have these stories right before bed :) So many classics they like to listen to over and over and over...Thanks!

    4 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 21, 2012

    Sound problem!

    I just purchased this and I can barely hear it even with my ear against my nook. My nook's vol. is on high and is working fine with eveything else. Ugh!

    4 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 24, 2012

    H c

    4 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 26, 2012

    Frozen

    It has been loading for days, am quite dissapointed

    4 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 17, 2012

    Frozen

    I bought the full versio, it never installed and is frozen.

    4 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 10, 2012

    Ok.

    My brother likes it and learns from it... but me, myself, not a big fan of it

    4 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 2, 2012

    Its great

    I only payed 4 bucks for these books for my baby girl a month ago and she loves them i have all versions of all istory books they are great

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 2, 2012

    Nice collection

    I just purchased this collection. They are so far engaged and seem to be enjoying!

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 28, 2011

    I love it.

    It's amazing I got it for my sister to play on and she loves it.It didn't have any trouble opening up.

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 22, 2011

    This book is good if u work with children

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 19, 2011

    great for new readers and young children

    i love thst this app. it adds new books that my children can't wait to read

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 6, 2011

    Must buy

    This is a must buy if you have kids. You get number of books for few dollars. It has books for boys and girls both.

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 5, 2011

    Nice

    4 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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