Could be great Adding the book to our library before adding it to the read last is redundant. I would like to just add it straight to the list and have it added to the library automatically. Adding a book to each child individually is annoying. It would be much more user friendly to be able to just check which kids read the book and add them all at one. The search feature is a joke. Half the time the books can't be found and when they can be found they often contain no info and can't be added to your list.
Not something I would recommend I work at a library that's rolling out the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten campaign this fall, so I thought I would try out the app before we went live. I am disappointed. The book scanning feature is ok, but having to go back in through multiple screens to check off finished books one at a time is a drag. It would be better if there was the option to have the books registered as finished when they were scanned. At the very least, it would be nice to be able to check off multiples. Not recommended.
Good app, but... I really like this app to keep track of the books I read to my littlest ones, and I'm glad that it can keep track of multiple children, but the scanning feature is way too sensitive for us! The reality is that I usually have said children climbing on me while I try to search for a book, and have major issues being perfectly still. (Not necessarily anyone's fault, but it would be perfect if it were easier to scan books).
Needs a lot of work Not very user friendly at all. The amount of steps needed to get a single book in the library is a little ridiculous. Many books can't be found in their library, so you have to search, but that never works so you have to enter it manually, which means you have to re-enter everything you've typed. I tap the search bar, tap scan, tap search then immediately tap again so I can enter a book manually. Also if you don't take a picture when you enter the book then you can't add one later. I think I'll pass.
It's worth the download just so I don't have to keep track of our list on paper, but it isn't very user-friendly. The process for adding books to the library/reading list could definitely be streamlined. Whats the point of the library when you have to search for most titles anyway? Why not just save directly to your reading list and skip the library entirely?
Too Labor Intensive A good idea, but way too many steps to add a book, and many books were not found. If you read the same book to 2 children, your work is doubled. Way too much time for a busy parent.
Bug fixes and minor updates.
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