The CBeebies Storytime app is filled with free stories for kids. You can enjoy reading with your child and choose from over 40 books, including fairy tales, nursery rhymes and CBeebies stories featuring favourite characters such as Peter Rabbit and Octonauts. Books are free to download, with no adverts or in-app purchases.
Each story is brought to life with magical things to touch, swipe and play with and all the imaginative stories for kids are designed to help support early years reading. There are also questions to help develop comprehension skills, so you and your child can enjoy reading, playing and learning together. This amazing library of books will nurture your little one’s love of reading.
Explore the ocean with the Octonauts, join Peter Rabbit and friends as they go on an adventure, help Waffle the Wonder Dog and more!
✅ ‘Read to Me’ and ‘Read by Myself’ options for different reading abilities
✅ Recall questions at the end of each story to prompt discussion and develop comprehension skills
✅ Dedicated grown ups section including tips to support your child’s reading development and option to switch accessibility mode
✅ Secure parental lock for any external links
✅ Download a story once and read it anytime, anywhere
✅ Library of 40+ books to read including CBeebies favourites and fairy tales
There are over 40 stories for kids in this free kids app, so whether you are looking for books to read in the morning, a book for the afternoon or books to read at bedtime, just visit the in-app library and you can settle down with fairy tales, CBeebies stories or one of Mr Tumble’s nursery rhymes.
No Wi-Fi? Downloaded stories can be read offline and on the go, so whether you are reading books at home or out and about, there are no limits! You will need an Internet connection to access the library to download new stories or return any you have finished.
Books from your favourite CBeebies friends:
Charlie and Lola
Old Jack’s Boat
Topsy and Tim
Waffle the Wonder Dog
Jazz Dog by Marie Voigt – narrated by Robbie Williams
Storytime also includes popular children’s stories:
CBeebies Alice in Wonderland
Goldilocks and the Three Bears
The Snow Queen
As well as stories based on popular topics such as animals, dinosaurs, space, fairy tales and more!
No Wi-Fi? No problem! Downloaded stories can be read offline and on the go, so whether you are reading books at home or out and about, there are no limits! You will need an Internet connection to access the library to download new stories or return any you have finished.
Storytime contains accessibility features such as auto-scan speed and voice prompts.
This app sends anonymous performance stats for internal purposes to help the BBC improve your experience. You can choose to opt out of this at any time from the in-app Settings menu.
Want more games for children? Discover more fun free kids apps from CBeebies:
⭐️ BBC CBeebies Get Creative – Gets kids painting, making music, creating stories, inventing toys and building blocks with their favourite CBeebies friends… Hey Duggee, Mr Tumble, Bitz & Bob, Waffle the Wonder Dog, Andy and more!
⭐️ BBC CBeebies Go Explore – Get school ready with these free games for kids based on the early years curriculum. Children can learn and discover with Numberblocks, Alphablocks, Bing, Go Jetters, Hey Duggee and Biggleton.
⭐️ BBC CBeebies Playtime Island – In this fun app for kids, your child can pick from over 30 free kids games with their favourite CBeebies friends including Go Jetters, Hey Duggee, Peter Rabbit, Waffle the Wonder Dog, Swashbuckle, Bing and more!
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