Are you ready for the challenge?

Find read-aloud challenges in the Novel Effect app. Read aloud from any book in an active Read-Aloud Challenge collection to enter our current giveaway!


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Upcoming Read-Aloud Challenge

september 25 - SEPTEMBER 29

Novel Effect is teaming up with TOOTRiS, the nation’s largest childcare platform, for the TOOTRiS Read-Aloud Challenge!

Read aloud any book from the TOOTRiS collection in your Novel Effect app September 25-29, and be automatically entered to win fantastic prizes like:

1 Premium TOOTRiS subscription, 1 Novel Effect Premium Subscription, 1 Bluetooth Speaker, 10 Books from the Challenge

The more you read, the more chances you’ll have to win!

What is a Read-Aloud Challenge?

It’s a great motivation to read more! Our challenge can feature a seasonal or timely collection of books or a single title.

When you read a book featured in a challenge you are automatically entered to win a Novel Effect Bundle. Novel Effect Bundles may include a Novel Effect subscription, books, a Bluetooth speaker and other prizes.

The more you read, the more chances you have to win!

Previous Read-Aloud Challenges

We run read-aloud challenges all year long! Take a peek at some of our previous challenges. See one you like? Don’t worry! You can still read from the collection—just click the image to open . And be on the lookout for the challenge to return.

Frequently Asked Read-Aloud Challenge Questions

The Novel Effect app follows your voice as you read aloud. It incorporates interactive music, sound effects, and character voices; creating magical moments when you read aloud with a child.

Download Novel Effect today to bring the story to life!

  1. Open the Novel Effect app, or download it for free from the App Store or Google Play by clicking here.
  2. Open the challenge collection when it goes live on its start date.
  3. Select any book from the collection and read aloud to be entered to win!

We share our reading challenges in a number of ways. Be on the lookout for emails and app notifications that tell you about our reading challenges. We even share them across social media.

During the challenge period, read aloud any book from the challenge’s collection with its soundscape to be entered for a chance to win!

Keep reading! Every read of a soundscape in that collection is another entry. So the more you read, the more chances you have to win!

Winners will be chosen at random to receive a Novel Effect Read-Aloud Rockstar Bundle, a gift from one of our read-aloud partners, or other prizes.

Winners are randomly selected and notified at the email address associated with their Novel Effect account at the end of the challenge. You’ll get an email from one of our team members notifying you. We swear, it’s not spam. 

No purchase is necessary. You must be 18 or older to enter. US and CA residents only.

To enter, read aloud any one of the books in the active reading challenge collection with your Novel Effect app during the period of the challenge.

Reading challenges are not affiliated with the book, authors, publishers, or speaker manufacturers.


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