make storytime magic

Music and sounds follow along

as you read aloud together with Novel Effect.


Create a family moment

Share time spent together around a book, not a screen.

Foster a love
of reading

Books come to life, drawing in even the youngest listener.

Use with your favorite books

Over 100 compatible titles with more added each week.

Novel Effect turns you
into a master storyteller.

Invisible technology follows along, as you unlock the magic on the page 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 books.

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


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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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Join the Novel Effect Book Club

Want books delivered to your door? Give a Novel Effect Book Club box to a child in your life and nurture a lifetime love of reading. Build your library by joining the Novel Effect Book Club. Once a month we'll deliver classic and new releases to your door along with other goodies.


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