Narrated Picture Books Now Available From Overdrive!
We recently added a selection of narrated picture books in Overdrive. These eBooks available through Overdrive Read deliver professional narration along with the text, so the reader can hear the story and see the pictures at the same time. Some of these eBooks include a full-blown soundtrack with sound effects, and many also highlight the text as it is read. These books would be perfect for those just learning to read, those learning English, or readers who just like a little more personality with their eBooks.
Overdrive is working on developing an easy way to find these, but in the meantime, go to Overdrive and select either Children Fiction or Children Nonfiction under Children & Teens, then filter the search by Format: OverDrive Read. Look for the “NARRATED” sign across the cover image of these titles. You will need to use the OverDrive Read format to hear narration. Example:
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