The SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s award-winning children’s literacy website, Storyline Online, streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations. Readers include Viola Davis, Chris Pine, Lily Tomlin, Kevin Costner, Annette Bening, James Earl Jones, Betty White and dozens more.

Storyline Online receives over 100 million views annually from children all over the world.

Reading aloud to children has been shown to improve reading, writing and communication skills, logical thinking and concentration, and general academic aptitude, as well as inspire a lifelong love of reading. Teachers use Storyline Online in their classrooms, and doctors and nurses play Storyline Online in children’s hospitals.

Storyline Online is available 24 hours a day for children, parents, caregivers and educators worldwide.

Storyline Online is a program of the SAG-AFTRA Foundation. The Foundation is a nonprofit organization that relies entirely on gifts, grants and donations to fund Storyline Online and produce all of its videos.

You can help the SAG-AFTRA Foundation create more Storyline Online videos and new content, so that we can read to millions more children every month. By giving a gift to Storyline Online, you can help advance children’s literacy, and improve children’s lives. Your support makes a world of difference.

What’s New

Version 1.3.1

Fixes layout issue due to missing books on rendering.

Ratings and Reviews

4.5 out of 5
136 Ratings

136 Ratings

Akash: The Sky ,

Amazing Amazing Amazing!

So its been a couple of days now since i have been using storyline online but there is one thing about the schooltube thing here are the problems:
Schooltube has no captions(there is a head phone jack stuck in my ipad)

The schooltube sponser at the bottom keeps bring me to the schooltube website(please put it some where else)

I dont use schooltube but some of the schooltube sponsered videos are there and i like those books.

Thank you sag-aftra foundation for making the app!

LauraNGill ,

Only loads a few titles

First, I want to say this is my 3yo’s favorite thing ever. He LOVES Storyline Online. Unfortunately, in the past few days, it has stopped loading anything after The Case of the Missing Carrot Cake. It’s such a bummer, because my preschooler lives for The Coal Thief, Clark the Shark, and The Kiss That Missed.
I tried to find a feedback button so I could submit this privately, but couldn’t find one.
Please fix this! I have rebooted my phone and deleted and reinstalled the app. No change.

Bend OR ,

First class!

Thank you, Storyline on-line!
Just downloaded your app. but, for a long time, I’ve enjoyed sharing your stories and very special ‘readers’. You are a gift! Keep up the good work.
L.V. in Central Oregon

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