Amazon Rapids is a new reading app for children ages 5 – 12 that offers a fun and engaging approach to storytelling. Explore a library of hundreds of illustrated short stories delivered in a playful and unique format.
Amazon Rapids takes a new approach to storytelling for children, designed to build confidence and make reading fun! Short stories come to life as readers tap to reveal each line of dialogue at their own pace. Encourage independent reading with stories that can be completed in minutes, turn on Read Along for full-cast audio, or read aloud together.

Amazon Rapids Key Features:
- Read Along with full cast audio
- Tap a word for pronunciation
- Built-in Glossary
- Parent Dashboard

What’s New

Version 1.0.27

Thank you for using Amazon Rapids. This version focuses on fixing bugs and improves the apps overall performance.”

Ratings and Reviews

3.9 out of 5
34 Ratings

34 Ratings

ClevelandCub ,

Subscription Trouble

I want to start out saying that my kids love this app and I am mostly a fan. It's impossible to upgrade to a full subscription, though, if you let the free subscription lapse. I finally just signed back up for a free subscription with a regular subscription starting in 2 weeks, but can't access the full library for two weeks while I wait to be billed. I could not figure out any other way. So we will wait I suppose, but I am frustrated.

Developer Response ,


To launch Rapids, please download the Amazon Rapids app from an app store or, at If you have not registered your account, please go to and register. To launch Rapids, go back to the app and login with your Amazon account.

If you continue to experience any issues, please contact customer support at


-The Rapids Team

PenangMom ,

Good reading app

My 6 year old loves this app. He reads the dialogue while the audio is playing and finds the stories very entertaining. Most of them are silly. This app is a creative way to attract young readers and get them reading without their conscious effort.

theRusticMagnolia ,

Amazing app!

My son is dyslexic and this app is his favorite when it comes to reading! The opendyslexic font option and the read along text are perfect for his needs! I love that the words light up as it’s read aloud!


59.5 MB

Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.


English, Spanish

Age Rating


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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