Playful and imaginative stories designed to help support early years reading. Every story is brought to life with magical things to touch, swipe and play with. There are also questions to help develop comprehension skills, so you and your child can enjoy reading, playing and learning together.

Join Mr Tumble at the park, go on a magical family journey with CBeebies Alice in Wonderland story or read along with your child’s favourite nursery rhyme. Fly around the world with the Go Jetters or go an adventure with Peter Rabbit. There are over 60 stories to choose from, which are all free to download, with no adverts or in-app purchases.


- ‘Read to Me’ and ‘Read by Myself’ mode options
- Recall questions to develop comprehension skills
- Grown ups section with tips to support your child’s reading development and option to switch to accessibility mode
- Secure parental lock for any external links
- Links to more fun, free activities from CBeebies


No Wi-Fi? No problem! Downloaded stories can be read offline and on-the-go, so whether you are at home or out and about, there are no limits! You will need an Internet connection to access the library to download new stories or return any you have finished.


Stories from your favourite CBeebies friends:
Go Jetters 
Something Special
Waffle the Wonder Dog
Topsy and Tim
Charlie and Lola
Justin’s House
Sarah and Duck
Grandpa in my Pocket
Old Jack’s Boat

Bedtime Stories:

Jazz Dog by Marie Voigt – narrated by Robbie Williams

Storytime also includes popular children’s stories: 

CBeebies Alice in Wonderland
Goldilocks and the Three Bears
Puss in Boots
The Nutcracker
The Snow Queen

As well as stories based on popular topics and genres such as animals, dinosaurs, space, fairy tales and more!


This app sends anonymous performance stats for internal purposes to help the BBC improve your experience. You can choose to opt out of this at any time from the in-app Settings menu.

If you install this app you accept the BBC Terms of Use at:

To read the BBC’s Privacy Policy go to:

What’s New

Version 2.8.4

There’s a brand new Bedtime story for your child to enjoy, narrated by Robbie Williams! ‘Jazz Dog’ by author and illustrator Marie Voigt is the story of one little dog that dares to follow the music in his heart.

The story was first shown on CBeebies Bedtime Stories on the CBeebies TV channel and has now arrived in the Storytime app!

Jazz dog encourages inclusivity, acceptance and the importance of living in harmony with others.

Ratings and Reviews

4.0 out of 5
587 Ratings

587 Ratings

MrsBaldock ,

Great app!

I’ve tried to find something else like it as my daughter has read almost all of these books but haven’t been able to find anything yet. Though I may not be looking hard enough?
I wish there were more stories and the existing ones were checked for bugs (esp the Goldilocks story, repeating trying the chairs and beds. My daughter doesn’t realise because she hasn’t heard it any other way but it’s so annoying for me!).

Developer Response ,


Thanks for the review, we appreciate your feedback and we're sorry to hear you're experiencing issues with the Goldilocks story.

Please could you send us an email detailing the bugs you're experiencing? If you could send this with the device you're using and it's operating system that will help our tech team try to find a fix for the problem.

Our email is

Thank you,
CBeebies Apps Team

lalalallalalskdjjkn ,

I love it!!!! 😍😍😍😘🥰🥰

This is a good game and also hi CBeebies!!!!! It’s a really good game I love the tipsy and Tim stories I think my faivroute story is, probably all of them and my faivroute shows are go Jeffers swashbuckle today and tim and my faivroute ones that you did was the stories based on real life ones! Like Alice in wonderland Cinderella Goldilocks and the there bears and more! I love this app and I also love CBeebies thank you for this app and all the voice actors and some of them are based on the episodes and I even recognise Ben! I love you!!!!!!!!!!!! 😘🥰🥰🥰

Developer Response ,

Thanks so much for this amazing review and your 5 stars!!
CBeebies Apps Team

kbeebco ,

Thank you for this amazing Storytime app!

An amazing Storytime/book app! There is nothing else like this that I have seen! My little boy loves going through the story books, and doing the interactive parts too. The design and usability is so brilliantly thought through and executed.
We think the library functionality is great! It is lovely that he is able to return books to the library and add new ones to his book. A brilliant app!! Thank you!


BBC Media Applications Technologies Limited
60.6 MB

Requires iOS 9.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone 5S, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus, iPhone SE (1st generation), iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR, iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max, iPhone SE (2nd generation), iPad Air, iPad Air Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 2, iPad mini 2 Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad Air 2, iPad Air 2 Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 3 Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 4, iPad mini 4 Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad Pro (12.9‑inch), iPad Pro (12.9‑inch) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad Pro (9.7‑inch), iPad Pro (9.7‑inch) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad (5th generation), iPad (5th generation) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad Pro (12.9‑inch) (2nd generation), iPad Pro (12.9‑inch) (2nd generation) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad Pro (10.5‑inch), iPad Pro (10.5‑inch) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad (6th generation), iPad (6th generation) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad Pro (11‑inch), iPad Pro (11‑inch) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad Pro (12.9‑inch) (3rd generation), iPad Pro (12.9‑inch) (3rd generation) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad mini (5th generation), iPad mini (5th generation) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad Air (3rd generation), iPad Air (3rd generation) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad (7th generation), iPad (7th generation) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad Pro (11‑inch) (2nd generation), iPad Pro (11‑inch) (2nd generation) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad Pro (12.9‑inch) (4th generation), iPad Pro (12.9‑inch) (4th generation) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPod touch (6th generation) and iPod touch (7th generation).


English, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Norwegian Bokmål, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Vietnamese

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  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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