The Little Bug

Ages 8 & Under

Play music with grasshoppers, make honey with honeybees, and dig tunnels with ants in this charming storybook app! The Little Bug introduces children to the diversity of backyard insects in an original story that inspires curiosity, confidence, and a love of learning.

The Little Bug features beautiful cut-paper illustrations, full interactivity, and original music. Designed for ages 3 and up, but adults will love it, too!

10 Top Kids Apps of 2014 — USA Today
Best Pick App Award — Tech With Kids
Finalist — Adobe Design Achievement Awards 2014

"Each page of The Little Bug book app overflows with creativity. Its inviting art style, created by layering hand-painted watercolor textures, produces depth and vibrancy." —Tech With Kids

"The text, narration, illustrations, and interaction combine to make an outstanding experience for a child reading alone, and the book is full of possibilities for adults and children to interact in ways that will extend the learning and the fun." 5 stars —

+ Interactive elements on every page, like tap, tilt, and swipe.
+ Charming, original story unfolds over 28 pages.
+ Read-to-Me and Read-It-Myself settings allow children to build literacy skills or follow along with the narration.
+ Over 100 interactive touch-points leave more to discover with every read-through.
+ Kid-friendly interface allows readers to jump to a favorite scene.
+ Beautiful hand-painted illustrations.
+ Enchanting original music by Joshua Cipolla.

No rules, stress or time limits

No third-party advertising

No in-app purchases

The little bug meets many fascinating insect friends on his adventures through the garden. Each one has a wonderful talent: the grasshopper makes music, the ant digs tunnels, the bee makes honey. But what wonderful thing can the little bug do?

Little ones learn about backyard biodiversity as they meet each enchanting insect character. The simple narrative introduces nature-based vocabulary words, which are narrated aloud when tapped. This app is great for incorporating media-rich learning in the classroom, and complements insect, garden, or nature-focused lessons.

*Discussion Guide provided in parents section of the app. Printable Activity Worksheets available at*

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What's New

The Little Bug is now available on Android devices.
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Additional Information

Eligible for Family Library
Eligible if bought after 7/2/2016. Learn More
July 6, 2017
Current Version
Requires Android
4.0 and up
Content Rating
Offered By
J Littman
214 Cambridge St Boston MA, 02114
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