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ePals Launches iPad versions of Babybug, Cricket Magazines

ePals, a company that provides educational media and a social learning network, has launched interactive magazine apps for the iPad with material from Cobblestone and Cricket.

Offering digital versions of Babybug and Cricket magazines, the apps are currently available at with a free sample of each title.

The magazine apps include interactive features such as:

  • Read along audio;
  • Animated Characters;
  • Games;
  • Interactive activities;
  • Chatterbox, which allows children to communicate with one another;
  • The ability to ask authors questions;
  • Videos and Music; and
  • Integration with the ePals Global Community.

One-year subscriptions to the apps are available for $17.99, and one-year subscriptions to both print and digital editions are available at $26.95.

"In addition to its own library of children's media, the company plans to extend its digital publishing platform to other educational publishers and content producers, offering a safe and secure distribution channel across the ePals global learning network that now reaches more than 27 million people worldwide," according to information released by ePals.

The company has also recently released Android versions of its Ladybug's Bookshelf app. That app is available in both English and Spanish.

For more information about ePals, visit

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Joshua Bolkan is contributing editor for Campus Technology, THE Journal and STEAM Universe. He can be reached at [email protected].