New interactive magazine apps

ePals Corporation today announced the release of new interactive magazine apps from its children’s media division.

Digital magazine apps now available for free download are Babybug® and Cricket® magazines, both four-time Parents’ Choice award winners. Each app includes a free publication to sample and access to additional purchased content, including:

  • Read along audio support
  • Animated characters, games and interactive activities
  • Chatterbox, where kids interact and share thoughts with each other
  • Ask the Author
  • Video, music and educational games
  • Integration with the ePals Global Community, a safe online learning environment where students collaborate for project-based learning

After an initial free download, annual stand-alone digital edition subscriptions are available for $17.99 and a combined print + digital option is available for $26.95.

The company also recently released an Android® version of its iTunes Education app, Ladybug’s Bookshelf, in English and Spanish.

To learn more and download the Babybug and Cricket apps, visit