So this past week I discovered Epic! I’ve heard of it in passing but I thought it was another monthly book club for kids. I didn’t realize it was so much more. I got the opportunity to test it by signing up for free for 30 days. Once I told the kids about it, they informed me that they have been using it for some time now at school. I was already liking this, below is my review of epic!
5 Reasons Why My Kids Love Epic!
Literally, read and learn on epic! Anywhere and anytime. You can download the app from the AppStore, Google Play, Amazon Kindle, and Windows 10. My kids go everywhere with an electronic device of some sort so this is great for road trips or just spending the weekend at grandma’s 🙂
There are so many books to choose from; award-winners, audio, toddler picture books, French, Spanish, non-fiction and so much more. Books also vary by age group so it’s easy for kids to choose once they are in their own profiles. I usually have my oldest daughter read to my youngest so they enjoy the experience together.
3. School approved app
It was no surprise to me when my older kids told me that they are already using epic at school. With so many benefits I can see why it’s a school approved app for kids. Epic promotes fluency, vocabulary, STEM, common core, reading comprehension, and most of all a LOVE FOR READING! This is why 98% of teachers would recommend epic.
Did I mention that there’s a whole section of audiobooks? This is perfect for those times when kids want to try a book that is a bit higher in level or to hear the humor in the story or simply to provide a read-along model.
Epic is geared towards kids 12 and under, you won’t find any teenage romance or adult book content, this is a parent’s worry every time their kids go online. Technically, this should be below in the Parent’s Bonus paragraph but I wanted to highlight it as a feature.
Bonuses for Parents: Cost, Personalization, No Ads
So need I say more? Try it for yourself free for 30 days unlimited access, then it’s only $7.99/month after and you can cancel anytime. You can add up to 4 profiles (kids) and personalize each with an avatar, kid’s age, what genre of books they like. My youngest loves fairytales and picture books while my oldest loves mysteries and adventures. There are no ads either.