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Reading that gets better with every word

Yap Books is an exciting new way for children to learn how to read and enjoy books with voice animation. Children are now able to bring their stories to life as they read, triggering sounds, animations, and more with their voice making children’s storytime better with every word.

Listen, read & learn with voice animation

Using voice technology children are encouraged to use their voice as much as they can to interact with our books and learning materials. This helps children to improve children's communication, speech, and language, helping children to become better readers and communicators.

‘Voted Best Educational App of the year 2019’

Since launch, the Yap® Books app has received many awards, including the ‘best educational app’ and ‘best mobile learning technology’, reaffirming that our unique learning strategy is a much welcomed and effective solution for children and educators.

Read along & learn

The app helps children by providing real-time reading help and rewards for each word they read correctly, making screen-time much more impactful and educational for any reader! Yap Books helps children to improve their literacy, language & communication skills by cleverly listening to them read and then providing feedback to help them learn. Every reader will receive immediate animated rewards, as well as reading badges, stars & percentages encouraging children to challenge themselves time and time again.

Play, speak and learn with Yap Books

Yap Books includes it’s very own ever-expanding library, with a range of learning materials, such as word games, decision making stories, phonics, and fictional stories, all of which can be brought to life by the reader's voice. Our stories and learning resources are carefully planned and written by our team of teachers. Each focusing on a wide range of key learning & development skills. With a range of child-friendly characters and interactive resources, learning is kept fun and engaging to help children develop their reading quicker.

Create books and then bring them to life

Writing is a key skill for life which has been integrated within our app. With Yap story Creator, children can create their own magical voice-animated books and then bring them to life with their voice. Encouraging children to write stories, helps to build a better understanding of language and literacy, and helps to promote creative thinking. Using a wide range of animation tools, children can then start bringing their imagination to life and learn the fundamental skills of digital creativity, from a very early age.

For schools & teachers

Yap® Classroom enables seamless connectivity from classrooms to homes, ensuring all children are supported inside and outside of the classroom. Allowing teachers to remotely monitor children’s reading progress ensures that every child can receive tailored support for each step of the way. Remote, smart assessment technology allows a teacher to see each individual pupil in one online area, allowing them to keep track of reading activity and development. This ensures that every reader is reaching their learning goals and not falling behind without going unnoticed.

Love reading & learning

Yap Books brings something new to young readers which is always fun and always educational. With Yap Books children will enjoy interacting with literature in a completely new and engaging way, helping them to enjoy reading and learning through the magic of animated books.

‘Best Educational Innovation’ - Gess Awards 2019 Winners
‘Best Mobile App’ - The Techies Awards 2019 Winners
‘Best Mobile Technology’ - GO: Tech Awards 2019 Winners
‘Educational App Of The Year’ - UK App Awards 2019 Winners
‘Best Use Of Mobile Learning’ - Learning Technologies Awards 2019 Winners

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What’s New

Version 3.0

Bug fixes and performance improvement
New books added including phonics learning
New reading rewards added and badges
New tips and tutorials

Ratings and Reviews

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Yap Technology Ltd
56.5 MB

Requires iOS 11.0 or later. Compatible with iPad.



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In-App Purchases
  1. Yap Creator $6.99
  2. Yap Stories $0.99
  3. Yap Stories $1.99


  • Family Sharing

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

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