OverDrive Read-Alongs

Our browser-based eReader, OverDrive Read®, supports narrated ebooks. This exciting ability to read along with verbal storytelling is perfect for helping developing readers learn.

OverDrive Read-Alongs deliver:

  • Text highlighted as the narrator reads (highlighting varies by publisher)
  • Well-known narrators, including Randy Travis, John Lithgow, Robert Munsch and Ray Charles
  • Soundtracks with sound effects (available for some titles)
  • Compatibility with two-page illustrated titles, with every word and picture displayed just like the print book
  • Availability on any device with an internet connection and a modern web browser
  • Automatic page turning
  • Rewind and pause options
  • Volume and speed control

Learn more about OverDrive Read-Alongs here.

Read and listen to a sample of children’s favorite I Love My White Shoes, part of the Pete the Cat series.

Check out suggested read-alongs to add to your collection in OverDrive Marketplace!