Augmented Reality enhances the real-life environment by overlaying computer-generated objects into your existing surroundings.
AR is an incredibly powerful tool that deeply enhances the educational value of a book. Augmented reality makes reading fun and exciting, which instills in children a strong passion for it. By making the plot and characters interactive, augmented reality allows readers to gain a deeper understanding of a book’s content.
Bookful is easy to use and works on AR supported Apple and Android devices. There are comprehensive in-app guides and walkthroughs to help users along, as well as an animated help book that can be viewed in AR!
Bookful is free to download. After you have downloaded the app you will have the opportunity to purchase a subscription, which will give you access to all the books and games in the Bookful library.
Yes, Bookful is completely safe for children and is COPPA-certified (meaning, we don’t collect your child’s info, keeping it extra safe!). All content is designed for children and as such, all content is age appropriate.
Early readers are targeted at young learners who are starting on their first books or learning basic English. These include Bookful Level 1 & 2 titles which contain basic vocabulary in singular words or simple sentences.
Yes! Besides young readers, we also have older users who use Bookful to learn and improve their English. The incremental book levels make Bookful the perfect tool to improve one’s grasp of the language.
We recommend some of our Early Readers titles, and then move up at your own pace.
Let’s grow together!
Bookful is available in the Apple App Store and can be used on any device with AR capabilities that also has iOS 12 or newer. Here is a full list of Apple devices that support Bookful:
iPhone XS and newer models
iPhone XS Max
iPhone 8 Plus
iPhone 7 Plus
iPhone 6s Plus
iPad Pro (all models)
iPad (6th generation)
iPad (5th generation)
Bookful is also available on a variety of Android devices – please see full list of supported devices.
Bookful can be enjoyed on Android 7 or iOS 9 or later systems, with minimum 1.5Gb RAM.Devices should have a minimum of 700Mb available storage. Phone needs to have ArCore support (for Android); All ios devices have ARKit support
AR requires access to your camera in order to augment the reality you see. Being an app for children, their privacy and safety is our utmost concern. We do not record or save any images or videos from your device.
Bookful requires a strong online connection to enable loading of content. Please also check that you have updated Bookful to the latest version as we are constantly refreshing the app for our users with exciting new features. If you are still facing issues, please contact our support.
Yes, to ensure a seamless experience of Bookful’s high-quality AR&3D animations, you must have a stable internet connectivity via 3G/4G/5G or WiFi.
At the moment you will not be able to download our books to view offline, but we are working hard to make it possible soon!
No, you don’t need the physical book to use Bookful. Activate the app by pointing your device at any surface and the book will appear in front of you along with the animations.
Bookful holds the world’s largest AR&3D library with hundreds of books and games. We add new books regularly, so make sure to stay up to date on our social media channels!
Our user interface is designed to be super user-friendly, especially for children. The Bookful playground map allows for children to visually navigate through the app. We also have a help book, that explains how Bookful works and showcases the different features within the app.
Bookful encourages children to explore books independently and allows for children to read by themselves, read with an adult, or have the story narrated to them. While independent reading is certainly encouraged, Bookful also provides parents and children with an opportunity to engage in a magical reading experience together.
Yes. Our hope is that just as a child would return to the same physical book, a child would return to a book in AR multiple times. In fact, Bookful’s AR books and activities are designed to encourage children to interact with them repeatedly. The animations add so much to the books that we believe children will want to come back again and again.
This is where you’ll find all the books you’ve read. Although it’s empty when you first use Bookful, we’re sure that your collection will grow pretty quickly!
These are books that you can interact with different objects and characters – touch the screen to see the AR&3D image pop up!
Everyone! Our interactive books are currently designed for young learners. Pick from common categories such as shapes and colors – these are basic descriptive words that are building blocks for a child’s vocabulary.
We have plans to bring the interactive feature to more advanced books in the future.
The games available on Bookful are playful and delightful activities, designed to relate the kids back to the books at all times. Some of them are educational – like our ‘Spell It’ and ‘Repeat After Me’ games; and some are just there for fun – dancing with Peter Rabbit and watching a dinosaur come to life in your living room will blow you away!
Yes! We already have a Spanish and a Chinese shelf and we are working hard on translating more books in our library.
We are always looking to expand our library with fascinating titles. Stay tuned, and feel free to send any suggestions our way.
Simply select a book inside the app. You’ll be redirected to a screen with the different plan options and you can select whichever is best for you!
We really value our users’ feedback and we strive towards ensuring that you have the best user experience. Please feel free to let us know where we can improve on, and we will definitely be all ears.
If you no longer wish to subscribe to Bookful, you can cancel your subscription through your app store:
Simply register an account and you’ll be able to log in on any compatible device using the same credentials.
The Bookful subscription includes unlimited access to all the books in the Bookful library. As new books are added, you’ll have automatic access to them. If you register an account with us, you’ll be able to share the subscription across multiple devices.
Moving to a subscription model gives us the chance to add more books for you, and offers you a variety of choice. We want your child to learn as much as possible and that can only happen with a diverse selection to choose from in the Bookful library.
Currently you can just register for Bookful on the web, but soon a special version of Bookful will be available for the web.
You can subscribe through our website:
We will only collect the email address provided during sign up for the purpose of identifying your user account, handling device sharing matters and in the event you forget your password.
The grownups usually do it, since you’ll need a valid email address for registration. But if your child has all the tools to do it by themself, then by all means – Yes! We encourage independent readers, and learners too.
That’s some quality family time that we love! With our device sharing feature, just one account will do.