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Jack and the Beanstalk – English

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The Incredible Tale of Jack and the Beanstalk

A lively animated story, specially designed for young learners to enjoy in their own language or in a second (or third!) language. Perfect for school and home use and available in English, French and Spanish.

Visit our website at to preview more of the story, download additional resources and find out more about our award winning approach to teaching and learning languages through fairy tales.


Full length 32 scene story read by lively native speakers (especially ogres!)

Child friendly controls and a pictorial menu page make it easy to find your place in the story and replay favourite scenes

Hide/show the text at any point in the story, or turn it off from the start to help children focus on listening to the rhythm and patterns of the spoken language

Pause and replay the narration and animation

Original music – particularly suitable for beanstalk climbing!

Find the hidden frog in each scene

There is an extensive range of support activities available on our website, including printable books, image banks and mask and puppet templates.

For teachers, there are also Flash, PowerPoint and Smart Notebook versions of the story to use in the classroom, along with a series of classroom activities and lesson plans based on a Thinking Skills approach to language learning.

Education pricing is enabled on this app as part of Apple’s Volume Purchase Program. Educational institutions will receive a 50% discount when purchasing in quantities of 20 or more – great for schools which are making extensive use of iPads in the classroom.