Read it Yourself with Ladybird: Interactive reading practice for beginner readers by Penguin Books (iPad)
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Released: Jul 29, 2013
Version: 1.3
Size: 122 MB
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Read it Yourself with Ladybird: Interactive reading practice for beginner readers

Penguin Books
[ This app is no longer available for download ]

Build your child’s reading confidence and fluency with Read it yourself, a comprehensive, fun and successful graded reading series from the UK’s best-loved children’s publisher.

• This library app contains Read it yourself with Ladybird interactive ebooks
• Four ebooks are included with app purchase: The Three Billy Goats Gruff (Level 1), Pirate School (Level 2), The Elves and the Shoemaker (Level 3) and The Pied Piper of Hamelin (Level 4)
• Build your collection further through the in-app shop
• Contains an audio recording of each story
• Tap on individual words to hear the correct pronunciation spoken out loud
• Record your own version of a story so that your child can have a bedtime story at any time of day! Encourage family and friends to take part too.
• Help your child to record, save and play back their own versions of each story

Read it yourself with Ladybird has helped children develop their reading skills for over 35 years!

• With a wide variety of modern stories, non-fiction, traditional tales and favourite characters including Peppa Pig, Moshi Monsters, Topsy & Tim and Peter Rabbit, there’s something for every child (Please note that exact titles available to purchase from the in-app shop will vary according to territory - to ensure you are able to choose from the maximum range of titles, allow the app to have access to your location when prompted.)
• Carefully graded words, sentences and story length across four different levels to improve vocabulary and reading stamina and give a real sense of progress
• All stories are carefully structured to include repetition of high-frequency words
• Colourful, detailed and interesting illustrations throughout to support a child’s understanding
• Comprehension questions and puzzles at the back of every book encourage attention to detail, check comprehension skills and promote story discussion
• Helpful hints and tips for parents, carers and teachers
• Can be read independently or as part of a guided reading session at home or school
• Consultant checked and book-banded to align to reading programmes used in UK schools

Read it yourself levelling
•\tLevel 1: for children who have received some initial reading instruction and are beginning to recognise words on a page. Each story is told very simply, using a small number of frequently repeated words.
•\tLevel 2: for children who have received some reading instruction and can read short, simple sentences with help.
•\tLevel 3: for children who are developing reading confidence and stamina and are eager to begin reading longer stories with a wider vocabulary
•\tLevel 4: for children who are ready to read longer stories with a wider vocabulary and are eager to start reading independently

If you experience any technical issues with this app please get in touch. We are happy to help. Contact us at apps@penguinrandomhouse.co.uk

What's new in version 1.3
Updated parent gate
Our verdict: Pass
  • Read it Yourself with Ladybird: Interactive reading practice for beginner readers is a poorly rated app (1-star).
  • + It is currently 33% off its regular price.
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