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Scholastic releases iPad e-reader app for kids


According to PaidContent, Scholastic brought its catalog of children's books to the iPad. The recently updated Storia app taps into Scholastic's ebook store which boasts of over 1,000 children's titles. The titles in the bookstore are organized by grade level, reading level, age and character/series.

When you download the Storia app, you'll get five free ebooks so you can try out the app without any upfront cost. If you like the app, you can sign up for a account, and purchase titles that your children can read on your iPad. Besides standard ebooks, there's also 150+ enhanced titles that include games and other interactive content. The Storia app also tracks the child's reading progress and lets you manage different bookshelves for multiple children.

The Storia app is available for free from the iOS App Store. Books cost from US$0.99 to $9.99.

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