OverDrive read-alongs are narrated ebooks that are supported in Libby and on your OverDrive website. By reading along with engaging audio narration for their favorite stories, developing readers can independently enjoy ebooks and expand their reading skills.
OverDrive read-alongs deliver:
- Professional narration by well-known artists, including Randy Travis, John Lithgow, Robert Munsch, and Ray Charles
- Text highlighted as the narrator reads (offered by some publishers)
- Soundtracks with sound effects (available for some titles)
- Compatibility with illustrated picture books spanning two pages, with every word and picture displayed just like the print book
- Automatic page turning with the option to pause
- Controls to adjust the narrator’s reading speed and volume
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!