‘Just right’ reading levels

Appropriate books are individually selected based on your child’s current reading ability, allowing them to achieve success whilst stretching them just enough.

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Guided progress

The line your child is reading is highlighted as they speak, encouraging focus and fluency. It’s like having your finger following their reading.

Immediate Feedback

Words are de-emphasised as your child reads them correctly, instilling an instant sense of confidence and achievement.

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Instant clarification

Incorrectly pronounced words are identified and spoken by Bookbot before your child can continue reading. No more guessing and getting it wrong.

Easy on the eye

Well-spaced print using black sans-serif fonts on light pastel colour make the reading experience as easy as possible.

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Proven Phonics Approach

Bookbot uses a phonics approach that has seen dramatic gains in UK reading standards from 58% in 2012 to 81% in 2016.


Support and FAQ

We’re always here to answer your questions and help you get the best out of Bookbot. You can chat to us live, or send us a message. We’ve also prepared a list of frequently asked questions.

What is Bookbot?

Bookbot is an app that supports your child as they learn to read. When you subscribe to Bookbot, you can download the app and access a library of specially-written ‘decodable’ books. Here’s the magic bit: Bookbot listens to your child as they read the books, helping them as they go.

Bookbot will guide your child through their reading journey. The first time your child accesses Bookbot, they will be asked to complete a screening exercise. This allows Bookbot to select exactly the right level of books for them to start with - it’s important your little reader gets to experience success at the same as learning. If they struggle with a word, Bookbot will highlight it and allow your child to try again or to get Bookbot read it aloud for them. Bookbot will guide your child in this way through the levels until they become confident, independent readers.

How much does Bookbot cost?

Subscription to Bookbot varies according to how many little readers are using it. Access starts at $8.33 per month (yearly plan) for one user. You can see the full list of subscriptions here.

If you are a teacher and would like your class to access Bookbot please contact us.

How do I cancel?

It’s easy to cancel your subscription. Just click on Manage Subscription at the bottom of our web page. If you have subscribed with an Apple subscription, you can stop your subscription by going to your Apple account.

Which devices does Bookbot work on?

Bookbot is compatible with iPads and iPhones. Android phones and Android tablets will follow soon after. In the future, Bookbot will be released for Windows, Mac and Chromebooks too.

I’m interested. How do I get started?

Bookbot works on a monthly or yearly subscription basis. If would like to start your subscription just click here.

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