Apps

WIRETAP: James Patterson Chat Stories

Introducing WireTap: immersive and gripping chat stories from the world’s No. 1 bestselling thriller writer, James Patterson, delivered direct to your phone or tablet, one message at a time. 

In the first instalment, read a thrilling Alex Cross spin-off story. Told over 7 days through bite-size text and photo messages, the nail-biting story plays out in real time so you can live it as Alex Cross does.

More about WireTap:

  • A revolutionary reading experience – free stories delivered direct to your phone, via the medium of text and photo messages
  • Read through character chat history and receive new messages as the action unfolds in real time – as though you have access to your favourite James Patterson character’s phone
  • Perfect to read on the go on your smartphone or tablet
  • Featuring characters and stories from James Patterson, the record-breaking Sunday Times bestselling author

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Peppa Pig Goes Around The World

It’s the first day of the summer holidays, and Peppa's friends are going on holiday all around the world! Join Peppa as she visits them across the globe in her very own aeroplane. 

Fans of the show will love this colourful and action-packed Peppa adventure story. With lots to explore in each scene, this fully animated interactive story app is perfect for holidays!

Features:

  • Pick an outfit for Peppa to wear on her travels
  • Choose which friends to visit on Daddy Pig’s map
  • Play hide and seek with naughty monkeys and chase parrots in the jungle
  • Swing like Tarzan
  • Count penguins with Suzy Sheep in the South Pole
  • Look for rare lizards in the desert
  • Climb mountains with Danny Dog
  • ‘Read it myself’ and ‘read it to me’ options with highlighted story text so listeners can follow along.
  • ‘Read it to me’ narration voiced by Peppa Pig narrator, John Sparkes.

£2.99

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Stephen Hawking's Pocket Universe

Whether you’ve read the book or are new to it altogether, use this app to unlock and understand Stephen Hawking’s core thinking. It’s your personal, portable version of Stephen Hawking’s most important scientific theories.

A reworking of the original text will take you on a journey through Stephen Hawking’s three major contributions to Physics. Read through six topics, all fully illustrated, to understand everything from how the universe started to what would happen if you fell into a black hole – spoiler alert, it’s not pretty!

Features:

  • Six topics to delve into, including The Big Bang, Black Holes and Understanding Space Time
  • Discover Stephen Hawking’s most mind-blowing theories
  • Understand the beginnings of our universe
  • Beautifully designed and  easy to navigate
  • Easy to understand images to explain complex science
  • Keep a personal record of your progress through the app
  • Share your own lightbulb moments through social media
  • Updates from Stephen Hawking on major scientific breakthroughs since he first wrote the book

£4.99

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Nigella: The Quick Collection

 

Nigella’s bestselling and award-winning Quick Collection is now Universal. Smart, searchable and designed to make the most of whatever is in your fridge, the app includes over 120 recipes, exclusive bonus rewards and a special recipe bundle available for purchase.

Features:

  • Taster recipe from Nigella’s new book Simply Nigella, exclusively for her app fans on publication date
  • Even more of Nigella’s classic, quick and delicious recipes

£3.99

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A Clockwork Orange

 

A Clockwork Orange for iPad is the definitive and fully interactive edition of one of the most influential books of the twentieth century.

Explore the world of the book in a unique way, with an easy-to-use interface, cog-mechanism menus and a fully tagged network of texts, video and audio – also arranged into key topics.

Read the restored edition of the text, freshly edited and introduced by Andrew Biswell, Anthony Burgess’s biographer, with a new foreword by Martin Amis, and a prologue and epilogue by Anthony Burgess.

Examine the previously unpublished full original 1961 typescript, replete with annotations, illustrations and musical scores, and delve into the world of A Clockwork Orange with extensive notes and a comprehensive Nadsat glossary.

£3.99

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The Magic of Reality

 

A dazzling celebration of our planet that will inspire and amaze people of all ages. Takes the user on an enthralling journey through scientific reality, and showing that it has an awe-inspiring beauty and thrilling magic which far exceeds those of the ancient myths.

Features:

  • Interactive demonstrations and games for the user to get hands on with the science
  • Exclusive audio and video from Richard Dawkins
  • Visual navigation and intuitive gesture controls
  • Over 250 original illustrations from world-renowned artist Dave McKean

£4.99

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The Good Pub Guide 2018

 

Have you read The Good Pub Guide? Britain’s best loved pub guide has been bringing you the very best pubs in which to eat, drink and stay for over 35 years.

Features:

  • Fully independent reviews of the top 5,000 pubs to eat and drink in the UK
  • Contact details and opening hours of an additional 20,000 pubs so you’re never caught short
  • Search for pubs along your route using our pub plotter feature
  • Add comments and make notes on the pubs you visit
  • Search for nearby pubs by name, town, county, postcode or tube station3
  • Share pubs with your friends

£4.99

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Juice: Cleanse. Heal. Revitalise.

 

The simple way to spring-clean your system and boost your health. Naturopathic nutritionist Rosemary Ferguson has created 100 simple recipes for a healthy, energised and beautiful you, plus easy, realistic detox plans and expert guidance on what to eat and why it’s good for you.

Features:

  • 100 easy-to-follow yet powerful recipes to overhaul your health from the inside out
  • Simple DETOX plans for 1, 2 or 3 days to tackle your health head on
  • A GLOSSARY OF INGREDIENTS which explains the benefits of each ingredient and helpfully suggests alternatives
  • Quick and intuitive access to content
  • Create your own list of favourites

£0.99

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American Interior

 

American Interior is an exploration of how wild fantasies interact with hard history and how myth-making can inspire humans to partake in crazy, vain pursuits of glory, including exploration, war and the creative arts.  Containing one hundred separate entries, including pieces of artwork, animations, prose, film clips and original music, the app creates a unique, immersive version of the John Evans story.

Features:

  • Features original words, audio, music and sound effects by Gruff Rhys
  • Read and listen in English or Welsh
  • Share favourite messages via Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Pinterest

£2.99

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Jilly Cooper Stickers

The ultimate Jilly Cooper emoji assortment.

Inject some Jilly Cooper fabulousness into your world, with all the whips, horses and dashing jockeys you could ever need. Includes stallions, riding boots, rosettes and the Queen of the Blockbuster Jilly Cooper herself.

Free

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For pocket-sized Penguins

Roald Dahl Audiobooks

Free

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Peppa Pig Me Books

£1.99

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Ladybird Classic Me Books

£1.99

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The Original Tale of Peter Rabbit

£2.99

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Peppa Pig Book: The Great Easter Egg Hunt

£0.99

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Peppa Pig Book: Pumpkin Party

£0.99

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Spot at the Farm

£2.99

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Roald Dahl's House of Twits

£1.99

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Roald Dahl's Twit or Miss

Free

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Educational apps
 

Ladybird: I'm Ready to Spell

£1.99

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Ladybird: I'm Ready for Phonics with Captain Comet

£1.99

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Baby Touch
 

Baby Touch: Happy Babies

£0.99

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Baby Touch: Peekaboo

£0.99

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