Our team brainstormed interface ideas for children to explore a library of different books and stories. I sketched out these concepts to pitch to the stakeholders.

CBeebies Storytime App

For little ones, playing and learning is really one in the same. Following the success of the CBeebies Playtime app, we brought this idea to life with CBeebies Storytime- creating a tactile and playful app to foster the love of reading for young children and their parents.

Our team brainstormed interface ideas for children to explore a library of different books and stories. I sketched out these concepts to pitch to the stakeholders.

Our team brainstormed interface ideas for children to explore a library of different books and stories. I sketched out these concepts to pitch to the stakeholders.

The first prototype was inspired by a pop-up book, but designed to have a consistent navigation and experience to the Playtime app- with a material, paper-cut-out twist.

The first prototype was inspired by a pop-up book, but designed to have a consistent navigation and experience to the Playtime app- with a material, paper-cut-out twist.

We tested, tested some more, iterated, and moved toward a more literal pop-up book interface. The kids loved it, and by mimicking the turning of pages of a book, the navigation became super intuitive.

We tested, tested some more, iterated, and moved toward a more literal pop-up book interface. The kids loved it, and by mimicking the turning of pages of a book, the navigation became super intuitive.

The app launched to great success, it's collection of stories to download is ever expanding, and it's has had over 4 million downloads in the UK. Watch the video of Alex exploring the first release.

The app launched to great success, it's collection of stories to download is ever expanding, and it's has had over 4 million downloads in the UK. Watch the video of Alex exploring the first release.