Join Novel Effect and Lingokids this summer!

Get exclusive access to Novel Effect’s Summer Reading Program. Learn with all of your favorite characters from the Lingokids Universe and then continue the fun by reading aloud together using Novel Effect!

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What is Novel Effect?

The Novel Effect app responds to your voice, adding music, sound effects, and character voices as you read aloud from a children’s picture book. 

Download the free app today to try it for yourself and watch your child’s face light up as you read together! You’ll get 5 free reads each month just for creating an account.

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Read with us this summer!

Your children already love learning with Lingokids! Now you can supplement their learning by reading together with Novel Effect this summer. 

Get a 3-month Premium pass to Novel Effect for only $9.99 and join our  Summer Reading Program. When you join us, you’ll enjoy:

  • Unlimited access to 1,000+ Novel Effect soundscapes
  • Access to nearly 300 in-app eBooks
  • Curated reading lists
  • Free book activities for additional summer learning!
  • Invites to exclusive events
  • Chances to win prizes!


$9.99 / 3 mos

Get started with a summer subscription for yourself or gift to a friend.

Novel Effect and Lingokids encourage a love of reading

There are dozens of topics to explore in the Novel Effect and Lingokids apps! We’ve identified five of the most popular to get you started. Just look for the Lingokids characters in the Novel Effect app to read books about SEL, STEAM, creativity, life skills, and the environment!

Lingokids characters Cowy Billy Lisa Holding Hands with text "social + emotional learning"
Lingokids characters BabyBot and Billy with text "Full STEAM Ahead"
Lingokids character Cowy with a paintbruch and text "creative minds"
Lingokids character Elliot meditating with text "new life skills"
Lingokids character Lisa recycles with text "Super Earth Heroes"

Turn reading time into a magical summer experience​

The award-winning Novel Effect app offers a library of interactive music and sound effects to enrich your regular storytime routine. When you read aloud from real books you already know and love, Novel Effect responds at the right moment. It encourages children to read more often and improve literacy skills during summer break. Learn more about the Novel Effect Summer Reading Program!