Penguin's Family - Smithsonian 4+

Smithsonian Oceanic Collection

Oceanhouse Media

Designed for iPad

    • 5.0 • 2 Ratings
    • $2.99



Come along on an exciting adventure to the west coast of Peru where the Humboldt Penguin family teachers Baby Penguin how to survive. Explore pictures, learn new vocabulary, and personalize the story with your own narration. As Penguin grows older, he must learn to swim by himself. Will Penguin be safe on his own?

Explore the Story:
- ENCOURAGE literacy skills with highlighted narration
- LEARN new vocabulary with tappable words and pictures
- RECORD your own narration & share it with others
- SELECT a scene with easy-to-use navigation
- KEEP kids in the story with parental controls 

This title has been carefully reviewed by experts at the Smithsonian Institution.

Designed for children ages 3-8


The Reviews Are In:
- Editor's Choice Award - Children's Technology Review
- Featured as "New and Noteworthy" by Apple - July
- "As an omBook this title sparkles, giving enormous value over its print counterpart." - Digital Storytime


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What’s New

Version 2.8

- updated to latest codebase for better compatibility
- bug fixes

Ratings and Reviews

5.0 out of 5
2 Ratings

2 Ratings

Eager for more ,

Penguin's Family

Illustrations are realistic and detailed.
The read to me selection is fluent and inviting for the listener.
I would love to have more non fiction topics to share with my class.

troylg ,


My son (7 years old) loves penguins! He was so excited when he saw it. The ability to read on your own as well as read along with the touch items, is fantastic. I hope we can see more from them! What a great way to help re-enforce reading!


Finch Elementary ,

Penguin Palooza

Our 2nd grade students at Finch Elementary love this book. They read this book to find out more about Humboldt penguins and learned about how they might help this endangered penguin.

App Privacy

The developer, Oceanhouse Media, 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 Collected

The developer does not collect any data from this app.

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  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members can use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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