If you are looking for some great apps to help your child learn how to read or to make their reading experience more enjoyable then check out our list of the best iPhone reading apps for kids.
The best iPhone reading apps for kids
24 Jan 2015, by  Joseph Batcagan
Bond with your child through the medium of books using this app.
- Allows you to read along with your child
- A self-recording plugin
- Also useful even when you’re away
- Lets your kid always hear your voice reading back to them
- Intuitive interface
This app is choc-full of picture books, which will help your child discover and find things out about the world we live in.
- Another excellent release from GrassHopper Apps
- Drums up anticipation for your child
- Beautifully-themed app
- Intuitive interface
- Multiple language support
This app features the story of a chameleon who wishes to catch a bug...the Reading Bug!
- Captures the basics of adult-to-child reading quite perfectly
- Allows your child to read along with the narrator
- Lets you even “mute” the sound for your kids
- Lets kids read at their own pace
- Intuitive page turning
This app will ensure your kid is ahead of the curve when it comes to reading abilities.
- Reading is taught in a Jeopardy-styled game
- Includes many cool learning gimmicks
- Very ideal for kids
- Offers a fun way to teach kids how to read and spell
- Five difficulty levels
This app will act as a solid foundation for your child's reading abilities as it encourages the use of phonics, beautiful visuals, and more to engage and educate all at once!
- 90 animal photos with sounds and phonetic sounds
- Receive reward stickers
- Professionally-recorded audio
- Beautiful in-app environment
- Plenty of mini-games to choose from
This app is great for kindergarteners under the age of five, who will be taught basic literacy skills in a beautiful environment.
- Award-winning app
- Colorful images
- Allows uppercase and lowercase writing
- Lets kids practice handwriting skills
- 80+ illustrations
Here's another education app which will teach your kids the preschool basics via some engaging and awesome gameplay features.
- Animated artwork
- Develops the basic foundation for reading
- Updated curriculum
- Imaginative artwork
- Stable performances
Read along with Zac the Rat and get all the content from the Learn to Read index from Starfall.com in this app.
- Teaches the link between spoken and written words
- Numbered sections for easy navigation
- Vowel sounds and related spellings in each section
- Interftive interface
- Also great for English language learners
Starfall Learn to Read app review
This app will get your kid well and truly hooked on phonics!
- Updated lessons
- Complete interactive entertainment
- Daily add-ons
- Earn more trophies and points the longer you use the app
- Teaches proper sentence-building
This app will bring you a plethora of books for your child's reading pleasure no matter where you are and what you're doing.
- Distract your child with educational tools
- Free app
- Receive a new book everyday
- Just like karaoke; text is highlighted as it's being read
- Free sample books
This free app comes with five free books to start with, and consists of a hand-picked selection of classics as well as modern stories for your little one.
- Over 800 books available for just $4.99/month
- Subscribe to a reading club
- Award-winning app for children's reading and books
- Works offline
- Stunning illustrations and features
This app has all a huge library of books as well as videos inspired by Reading Rainbow so you can introduce your child to this classic in a modern way.
- Fiction and non-fiction books for ages 4 to 6
- Weekly updates
- Parent dashboard
- Games and rewards
- Two reading modes