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Busy Storytime


Busy Storytime is the perfect introduction to the joy of reading for little ones!


Age: 2-5 years

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Push, pull and slide the tabs as you pick a book to read, act it out and sail away on an adventure, then share the story with your friends.

Young children will love playing with this bright and colourful board book with gentle rhyming text and wonderful illustrations by Jean Claude. A perfect gift to celebrate World Book Day!

What our testers said

“It goes up and down when I push this.” – Boy aged 2 

“I like this book, please can we read it again?” – Boy aged 3 

What our experts think

This colourful book has lots of lovely detail and interesting features for little ones to explore. The theme of Busy Storytime sparks children’s creativity, encouraging them to think about make-believe worlds and fostering an interest in reading.

Children were very engaged in pushing, pulling and sliding the tabs, which challenges their hand-eye coordination and also helps them to explore cause and effect, as they observe what is happening as a result of their actions (e.g. the pirate ship moving back and forth). Describing what is happening in the story and how the scene changes is a great way of developing language skills and is also an important part of reading comprehension. 

Skills developed

– Encourages interest in reading

– Fosters curiosity and observation skills

– Helps children practice language and comprehension skills