The Kissing Hand 4+

Kid's book by Audrey Penn

Oceanhouse Media

Designed for iPad

    • 4.8 • 29 Ratings
    • $3.99



Join Chester Racoon in this interactive book app as his mother shares a family secret called The Kissing Hand to help ease his fears about going to school. Explore pictures, learn new vocabulary, and personalize the story with your own narration. A New York Times #1 bestseller, this heartwarming book has become a children's classic, touching the lives of millions of children and their parents, especially at times of separation.

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 

Designed for children ages 3-8


The Reviews Are In:
- "4 stars out of 4. Download this one. It is special" - USA Today
- "An essential book app...for any digital library" - Digital Storytime
- "A must-read for all families" - KinderTown


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Official Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company licensed app.

What’s New

Version 2.8

- updated to latest codebase for improved compatibility

Ratings and Reviews

4.8 out of 5
29 Ratings

29 Ratings

angie333 ,

My Heart Is Full ❤️

My boys and I have been reading this book together for years. Even though they are older now, I still appreciate how it helped me explain school to the boys and how I would always be there for them. It has been extremely helpful during stressful events to have this book and it's idea to fall back on. The app just makes it that much easier to access when we need it. Wonderful Book. ❤️

J. Gayle ,

The Kissing Hand

Love this book for first time school jitters! This book is recommended for both the child and parent.

Metrical ,

Kissing Hand

My grandson loves this book. The ability of the app to assist with word pronunciation is an excellent feature.

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.

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


  • Family Sharing

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

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