Hooked on Phonics - The #1 Learn to Read Program

Hooked on Phonics is Highly Effective and Incredibly Fun. Nurture your child's reading and confidence with the right blend of interactive learn-to-read tools. This award-winning app is based on research, approved by the Children’s Reading Foundation, and designed in conjunction with leading educators, renowned authors, and most importantly, parents.

• Perfect for preschool, kindergarten, and 1st grade readers (ages 3-7).
• Correlates to federal and state reading proficiency standards through 1st grade.
• Over 200 songs, award-winning videos, interactive games, reading lessons, & ebooks.
• Earn virtual awards and achievements.
• Ebook library with stories to complement every lesson.
• Use on multiple devices – pick up where you left off, no matter where you are.
• Add multiple readers and track their progress individually.

Hooked on Phonics Learn to Read contains 24 progressive lessons featuring leveled learning activities that cover key building blocks of reading: short vowels, simple plurals, simple compound words, beginning and ending consonant digraphs and blends, two-syllable words, and sight words.Each lesson concludes with a story specially written with the words just learned. Your child will read this book, proudly, on their own.

If your child is in Pre-K, has not quite mastered the alphabet and letter sounds, or they are struggling with Step 1 of the Learn to Read program, The Big Reading Show may be a good place to start. The Big Reading Show is an exciting preschool learning program that introduces pre-readers to the alphabet and letter sounds – critical skills they’ll need to begin Step 1 of the Learn to Read program. Part variety show, part interactive game, The Big Reading Show features 13 episodes, each one an exploration of letters, words, text concepts, phonemic awareness, and vocabulary.

Over 5 million children have learned to read using the Hooked on Phonics program. Start your child on the path to becoming a confident lifelong reader and learner. Download Hooked on Phonics today.

• “[My kids] are excited and reciting stuff that they learned from Hooked on Phonics.” Joe – Atlanta, Georgia
• “Hooked on Phonics does it for you… it’s not hard. So as a parent, it’s doable.” – Alexa & Joe, parents and Hooked on Phonics customers
• “On the first day of school I got this good book, and I just finished it. And I’m loving reading.” Michael – Struggling Reader
• “I started getting honor roll in class.” Michelle – Reader 5 levels behind

Hooked on Phonics is FREE TO TRY. Step 1 of Learn to Read (includes 3 lessons), and the first episode of The Big Reading Show (Explorer Day), are unlocked and available for download immediately. Try it before you buy it, and experience the joy of your child reading their first book.

Terms of use:
- Hooked on Phonics provides a 7-day free trial, which upon completion, becomes a monthly subscription charged to the user’s iTunes account
- Subscriptions automatically renew unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours prior to the end of the current period
- Subscriptions may be managed by the user by going to account settings after purchase
- No cancellation of the current subscription is allowed during active subscription period
- The Hooked on Phonics privacy policy can be found at: https://www.hookedonphonics.com/privacy/

Hooked on Phonics - The #1 Learn to Read Program App Description & Overview

The applications Hooked on Phonics - The #1 Learn to Read Program was published in the category Education on 2013-01-03 and was developed by Hooked on Phonics. The file size is 307.98 MB. The current version is 5.0.11 and works well on 7.0 and high ios versions.


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Frustrating  Taxdollar  2 star

Even though they charge me every month, I never have access to my purchases through the app. Really frustrating.


Frustrating  Katrica2003  1 star

Auto renew does not work. They just take your money !


No sound !  Juliherrrera  1 star

I want to check out but when downloading for preview sound does not work.


Takes forever to load/ tech problem  Na$@  1 star

I love this app to the extent of paying to have it for my kids forever (paid more than $70). But it take a long time to load, not 5 or 10 minutes but more than 20mins. You guys need to fix the technical problem so that the kids can enjoy using it more. It's just frustrating!


Keep charging me after we stopped subscription  Murschmallow  1 star

I stopped the subscription for this app several months ago, and I keep getting charged. The most recent charge being yesterday! The app didn't help my child so we uninstalled and unsubscribed long ago yet are still being billed. No reply from the app developer about this so I have decided to leave a review in hope it will get resolved.


Frustrating  Kedulac  3 star

The reading program itself is great. My kids love it and I really saw improvement. The reason I'm only giving 3 stars is because they have technical issues with the automatic renewal they need to fix but haven't. Month after month my account is charged but when my kids go to use the app a screen pops up to select a purchase method. I've email at least 4 times (every month) and they have to go and give me access again. Why should I have to email every month to be able to use an app that I'm automatically being charged for? It's a hassle and I've had enough. If they can't fix it then it's pointless to me and I suggest anyone thinking about signing up decided if they really want to be emailing the company every month in order to use something they are already paying for. It's so disappointing to me. I would think a great company like this would be more on top of making sure their programs are running smoothly for their paying customers. I will add that they do respond in a reasonable time frame to emails, but I still feel like this should be a fairly easy fix on their part. I don't understand why they just won't fix it.

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Loved it and then...  Tiny Wrighles  1 star

I usually watch my son while he's using this app. I stepped away for a moment while he was putting 3 letter words together such as P AN, well those were the letters visible, however, the voice-over was saying AM instead of AN. I freaked out! I wonder how many times this has happened when I have stepped away? This is VERY disturbing and, clearly, detrimental to my son learning how to read!!! This glitch MUST be fixed immediately. My son loves the app and I know it could be an amazing tool, but holy cow!!! After having and paying for this app for a month +, the letters never changed. It was always the same 5 or so letters. Thumbs down on this app. It's expensive and glitchy. There's potential, but you need new developers. Your UX folks seem to be on point.


Disabled previous app, now wants to charge me again  Djn52383  1 star

I previously purchased the classroom edition. Today I went to work with my son, and the app won't even load. It just crashes. I checked the App Store, and this is the only hooked on phonics app now. They want to charge me $6.99/mo or another $49.99/lifetime for something I already purchased from them. Very disappointing. Will not be repurchasing.


Won't load new lessons!  MDMiMi  1 star

Loved the trial and since I have purchased it, it has frustrated me to no end. Loading new lessons is impossible and majority of the time doesn't work or takes FOREVER. We should be able to load more than one lesson at a time without it resetting. Also, the progress constantly resets especially if you are using the program on more than 1 device. Not a useful program if it frustrates the parents and the kids have given up on it since it "doesn't work" for them.


Great  CellistColey  5 star

I am very happy with this app. Our Kindergartener was reading in no time with this. Very well done lessons.

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After update lost sound  Jackie On  4 star

The sound works great on our older IPad but not on the second newer IPad ever since yesterday's update. Both iPads were working previous to update? Checked to see if the sound worked for other apps and they were. Sent message and waiting on fix!


Awesome  Cherokee17mee  5 star

Great app for kids. Helps alot. Try it.


Love this  Allison3008  5 star

This is an all around great app for my four year old. I feel like he is ahead of the game and will be very prepared for Kindergarten.


Great App for kids to learn to read  Smarty6  4 star

My Grandson couldn't read when we started but now is doing great. Thanks so much!


Fantastic  5girl8  5 star

My younger son heard some of the songs while his brother was doing the lessons, and needed to get in on the learning fun. Great App!


All progress erased  Drober1  1 star

Hooked on phonics has transitioned to a subscription model since we purchased all the modules for $50 several months ago. With the most recent update, the app no longer recognizes our past purchases, and worse, all my daughter's progress in the app has been lost. Customer service is not available on the weekends. Terrible experience.


It Was great  nwflycaster  1 star

The latest update does not recognize login and cannot rest password. I have sent 2 messages but no response yet. I would not purchase this until they get this fixed.


Abysmally poor update  missicansingbetterthanyou  1 star

After the recent update the app is slow. Won't recognize credentials and support is unresponsive. Password reset emails are going nowhere. Not sure what is going on but frustrating for such a costly app


Finally! A learn to read app that works!  Wayne'sMom  5 star

Incredible! After just a few lessons, my son was sounding out words and reading a book ON HIS OWN! The songs are catchy, it's fun to play. It breaks it down for kids. Plus it's a huge confidence boost! Love, love, LOVE THIS APP!


Won't open after update  Tokiman  1 star

I have this app on all my kids devices. After the latest update the app won't open. It shows a black screen then crashes back to home screen. This is on an iPhone 4 running iOS 7.1.2 (it can't get a higher iOS version)

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