Your book. Your voice.

Bring the story to life.

Music and sound effects follow along as you read your favorite children’s books aloud with Novel Effect.

See It Work
1 min video

Create a family moment

Share cherished quality time together around popular books and poetry, not a screen

Foster a love
of reading

Storytime books come to life as you read aloud, drawing in new readers and young listeners

Use with your favorite books

Hundreds of compatible books for kids of all ages with more added each week

Novel Effect turns you
into a master storyteller.

Invisible technology follows along, as you bring the story to life and set your child’s imagination free

Custom composed music and sounds treat each story with care, to honor the spirit and tone of every cherished book.

Smart voice recognition stays in sync with your reading style, if you skip ahead or read a favorite part again and again.

Listen to a story
1 min audio

Works with books you know and love:

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I teach 10 classes a day.
Novel Effect's brilliance is that it focuses little ones on storytime and engages them in reading - using a device as a tool rather than a screen to show content.


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