Octobo Storytime Play 4+

Your Interactive Plush Octopus

Thinker Tinker

Designed for iPad

    • 3.0 • 8 Ratings
    • Free



Octobo is your kid’s interactive learning companion that makes playtime magical!

**You must have an Octobo Smart Plush in order to use this app.**

The Octobo app brings Octobo to life and features interactive storykits providing hours of learning, play, and entertainment. Adventure with Octobo as your child experiences exclusive interactive stories. With sensors throughout Octobo’s body and tentacles, your child can interact as they read along. Place tokens in Octobo’s bowl to experience his different reactions and solve puzzle games!

Different storybooks come with different learning themes to lead the gameplay! Play mini games that encourage physical activity, promote fine motor skills and cognitive development. Providing emotional feedback teaches kids empathy and emotional intelligence.

As an expandable digital library, Octobo grows with kids providing active play and learning for years!

Designed by a mom, for families. Octobo is created by Thinker-Tinker, a team of passionate designers and parents in Los Angeles, California. Octobo and the Octobo App is more than just a toy. This educational companion provides a new digital play platform that turns sedentary screen time into meaningful play time.

Using new technology, this learning companion introduces more than 10 ways to play and learn with interactive story books and tokens, to promote fundamental skills in children ages 0-7.

Developmental benefits by age:

Infants primarily learn about their world through sensory experiences. Octobo’s cuddly body and squishy arms welcome our little ones to explore and grab, helping them improve their fine- and gross-motor control.

Children can learn about emotions by observing Octobo’s reactions to different interactions with him, such as poking Octobo’s eye or wiggling his arms. Octobo's Underwater Adventure storybook and app supports early cognitive learning through developmentally appropriate tasks and puzzles.

Our ABCs storybook, Octobo and the Great Letter Search, and its accompanying app is designed by educational experts and experienced game designers. Kids can learn everything from letters to spelling in a fun and engaging way, all while further improving their emotional recognition and prosocial behaviors.

After kids master letter recognition and basic vocabulary, it's time for some spelling challenges! In our spelling game mode, kids can play collaborative spelling games with others and see how many words they can spell out.

Unlock new challenges and adventure with Octobo! Find your child’s learning companion and more at thinker-tinker.com.

What’s New

Version 1.70

We've improved our Octobo Story App!
• Further instruction has been added to help better differentiate each area of play!
• Get more control on each page in the audiobook mode with updated navigation settings

Ratings and Reviews

3.0 out of 5
8 Ratings

8 Ratings

Tmjasmine ,


Didn’t work at all. Crashed when entering birthday

zookeee ,

App crashes

Crashes when simply trying to enter child’s birthday

Developer Response ,

Hello! We are sorry you ran into this issue. Our latest release includes bug and performance fixes, and this issue has been resolved. Update the app to enjoy the play experience!

App Privacy

The developer, Thinker Tinker, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Contact Info
  • Usage Data
  • Diagnostics

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More

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