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Penguin Young Readers

Favorite Apps

Ladybug Girl Shark Wars High School Bites Alex Rider Ultimate Gadget

Apps for Young Readers

Enjoy these fun Penguin iPad/iPhone apps.

Featured App

Marcel the Shell

Apps for Teens

High School Bites

Price: $0.99

iPhone

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Based on the internationally bestselling book series The Chronicles of Vladimir Tod by Heather Brewer, this fun, fast-paced, retro-style game lets you battle your way through the halls of high school, scoring points and refueling with blood bags and blood-filled PB&J sandwiches. But you've got way bigger problems than a second period calculus test—Slayers are haunting the halls and they're out to get you! Do you have what it takes to make it out of high school alive?

Vlad Tod Crypt Radio

Price: Free

iPhone

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In the New York Times bestselling series The Chronicles of Vladimir Tod by Heather Brewer, Vlad is a half human, half vampire teenager. Enter the world of Vladimir Tod with the Vlad Tod Crypt Radio. Listen to live streaming music and hear exclusive messages from the author!

Alex Rider Ultimate Gadget

Price: Free

iPhone

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Transform your iPhone or iPod Touch into the ultimate MI6 covert weapon with the FREE Alex Rider Ultimate Gadget app! Enter the world of Anthony Horowitz's #1 international bestselling book series Alex Rider! Whether hunting murderous Asian gangs, ruthless criminal organizations in the Middle East, American cyber-terrorists in Britain, or Russian villains bent on global annihilation, fourteen-year-old spy Alex Rider is saving the world one mission at a time.

Apps for Children

The Original Tale of Peter Rabbit

Price: $4.99

iPad/ iTouch/ iPhone

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Published in 1902, 250 million copies of The Tale of Peter Rabbit have been sold worldwide making Beatrix Potter's timeless story one of the most famous children's books of all time. More than a hundred years after it was first published, this classic tale of a mischievous rabbit stealing vegetables from Mr. McGregor's garden has been digitally reimagined for the iPad, iTouch and iPhone.

The Night Before Christmas

Price: $4.99

iPad/ iPhone

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Jan Brett's exquisite interpretation of The Night Before Christmas literally comes to life in this deluxe app that includes beautifully animated versions of her classic art, playful interactive elements on every spread, and an Autoplay version with original music performed by the Boston Pops Orchestra, and text read by Audie and Grammy award-winning narrator of Harry Potter, Jim Dale.

Marcel the Shell with Shoes On: Things About Me

Price: $6.99

iPad/ iTouch/ iPhone

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Discover all the fun in Marcel's world with this interactive reading experience that's bright, smart, and full of adventure. Jenny Slate narrates as the voice of Marcel and each page unfolds to reveal the really big world of this very small shell. Get a tour of Marcel's breadroom (yes, he sleeps on a piece of bread), tap to ride on the whirling salad spinner, tilt the screen to pilot Marcel's parachute and scroll through to meet his pet Alan. So jump right in and discover everything this shell with shoes can do!

Llama Llama Red Pajama

Price: $4.99

iPad/ iTouch/ iPhone

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Listen to the wonderfully rhymed text and watch as Llama Llama wiggles, twitches his ears, and stomps and pouts as he waits impatiently for his mama. Children will enjoy discovering bubbles that pop and phones that ring, amongst many more hidden interactions on each page!

Ladybug Girl

Price: $4.99

iPad/ iPhone

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Enjoy a lively interactive reading experience and game of the New York Times bestselling book by David Soman and Jacky Davis. Ladybug Girl knows how to make her own fun, right in her backyard. All it takes is a sparkly pair of wings, a faithful canine sidekick, and her great big imagination.

Skippyjon Jones

Price: $4.99

iPad

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Here in app form is the first wildly wonderful book in the New York Times bestselling series about Skippyjon Jones, the rambunctious kitty boy with very large ears and a gigantico imagination to match. Now children can join in all the fun and make Skippy bounce and twirl and zoom.

The Heart and the Bottle

Price: $4.99

iPad

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A remarkable, new, interactive picture book for the iPad from award-winning picture book star Oliver Jeffers, featuring the voice of Oscar nominee Helena Bonham Carter.

Shark Wars

Price: Free

iPhone

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Dive into the Shark Wars book series with the FREE Shark Wars app! Gray is already bigger than all the other sharks in his clan, or shiver. He can't stop growing, and when his hunger gets him into trouble, he's banished from the reef. Luckily his best friend Barkley comes with him… but who can Gray and Barkley trust when the ocean is full of slippery fish and one mistake means you're someone else's dinner?

The Little Engine That Could

Price: $6.99

iPad

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The Little Engine That Could is one of the most celebrated and cherished picture books of all time. And here, in the official Little Engine That Could app from Penguin, you can see the book come to life with dazzling interactivity.

Mad Libs

Mad Libs

Price: Free

iPhone

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Mad Libs is now available in a fun, new interactive AND digital platform! In this sample version of Vacation Mad Libs you can test your fill-in the-blank skills for FREE on your iPhone or iPod touch. Then, get all the silly stories and crazy word game play in the complete version with the Goofy Mad Libs iPhone App.

Goofy Mad Libs

Price: $3.99

iPhone

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You've flipped through Mad Libs on car trips, and filled in the blanks at sleepovers, but now you can play Mad Libs over and over again on your iPhone or iPod touch anywhere you go!

Cool Mad Libs

Price: $3.99

iPhone

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Check out Cool Mad Libs, the newest Mad Libs Mobile application featuring twenty-one wacky new stories!

Mad Libs: On The Road

Price: $3.99

iPhone

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Share silly Mad Libs story creations with friends and family with just the touch of a button with this fun and interactive mobile application!

App Support

If you are experiencing trouble with an app, we genuinely regret that you are experiencing anything besides a phenomenal reading experience. In many cases, you might be experiencing trouble because of a discrepancy between the app's requirements and the software on your device.

Penguin Young Readers creates apps that take advantage of Apple's most up to date software systems to provide the best user experience. Before anything else, we'd recommend checking to see if your device is running iOS 4.0 or higher. You can view your current software settings in SETTINGS->GENERAL-> ABOUT->VERSION.

If your software is updated and you still are having trouble with one of our apps, please contact us at Appsupport@us.penguingroup.com

We'll get in touch as soon as possible to assist you.