5 Star App Store Review

'Engagement is off the charts!'

The Novel Effect app follows along with interactive music and sound effects, making classroom read alouds your students' favorite part of their day.

AASL Best Apps for Teaching
cynopsis imagination award
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AASL best digital tools 2022
Parents choice Silver Honor
moms choice award
AASL Best Apps for Teaching
cynopsis imagination award
award_notable childrens digital media
AASL best digital tools 2022
Parents choice Silver Honor
moms choice award

The Novel Effect app follows along with interactive music and sound effects, making classroom read alouds your students’ favorite part of their day.

Students, hanging on your every word

As you read books in the classroom with Novel Effect, little learners will be on the edge of their seats. Our interactive music and sound effects are perfectly tuned to complement your read alouds and give students a more immersive experience so their focus stays on you.

Books you're already reading​

Encourage reading in new, motivating ways with books in your curriculum and on your classroom bookshelf. Novel Effect’s kid-safe app supports literacy, engages the whole child, and give you the freedom to use print books.

Read alouds, more engaging​

Increase your student’s fun and take their enjoyment of reading to new heights. As you read aloud with interactive music and sound effects, the jungle dances, dragons roar, and students cheer.

Inspire lifelong readers

Access our ever-growing content library from any mobile device, any time. Novel Effect offers accessible, interactive content to meet the needs of your diverse students and keeping even restless readers excited to read more.

Let's read aloud!

"...The library lady is hiding books in her desk so she can read them to kids first."

5 Star App Store Review

BEV

librarian, k-5

"The app is unmatched and completely engaging for my students"

5 Star App Store Review

DANIELLE

teacher, pre-k

"My kids are completely obsessed..."

5 Star App Store Review

TOM

teacher, 3rd gr.

To start, download the free mobile app on the App Store or Google Play and enjoy 5 read alouds each month, no subscription required.

Novel Effect by the book

When using Novel Effect, parents, educators, and kids report…

9 in 10

say books are more engaging

8 in 10

are more confident reading

8 in 10

want to read more often

*Based on survey data from general Novel Effect subscribers

Ready to make reading magical?

Enjoy unlimited read alouds with music and sound effects, ebooks, and exclusive content as a Premium subscriber. Purchase orders accepted.

TEACHERS & LIBRARIANS

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Administrators

We have plans to fit classrooms, schools, and districts of all sizes.

Novel Effect complies with Data Privacy Rules for schools and students. We will complete new vendor registration and/or a data privacy agreement for your school or district as requested.

Our privacy promise

At Novel Effect, we value and protect your privacy and the privacy of your students. Read more about our Privacy Policy and Premium Classroom Privacy Policy for more information.

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