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Just One More Story For Your Grands

Just One More Story

Reviewer: Jeanette Perkins aka Beeba

Just One More Story lets your grand hear your voice while following along with their own book. This iPhone app allows you to read your loved one a bedtime story, whether you’re in the room or half a world away. This app is only available on the App Store for iOS devices.

Key Features:

  • Simple, step-by-step instructions that make the process easy and fun!

  • Select a story from our list of popular and beloved children’s titles.

  • Easily record as many times as you want, until everything is just right.

  • Your final recording comes complete with music and a page turn chime, so your loved one can easily read along with their book.

  • Instantly send your recording anywhere in the world via text or email.

screen shotI downloaded the Just One More Story app to my iPhone with no problem. I selected the book Good Night Moon. When I initially tried to do the recording, it was not clear that I could add a personal message at the beginning.  After one practice run, I easily recorded my final version and sent it to my daughter to test with my two grandsons, age one and a half and almost three. She was pleased with the quality of the recording. Some advice – take your time, enunciate and make sure there is no background noise. My daughter was happy to not have to download a new app on her phone.

The first trial with the recording and book produced lots of giggles from the boys. The next day, the two little guys were crying and my daughter pulled out the book and started playing the recording on her phone. They immediately stopped and walked over to listen. The best part – at the end of the book I wished the boys goodnight and told them I loved them. The youngest grand replied, “Goodnight Beeba”. This is a neat way for grandparents to be a part of the bedtime routine. It would also be great for parents who are not around every night.

There are only twenty titles available at this time. You will also need to purchase the book you have selected if they don’t already own it.  An Amazon link to purchase the book is included in the automated message generated to send to your grandchild. All selections are $2.99 to record.


Beeba and Grands Mar 2019About the reviewer:

Jeanette Perkins is the grandmother of two adorable grandsons. She lives in beautiful St Pete Beach, FL. Jeanette is a book and product reviewer for GRAND and is looking forward to reviewing lots of new and useful books and products for all us grandparents.

If you have a product for boomer grandparents and or their grandkids, tell us all about it in an email to editor@grandmagazine.com.

Christine Crosby

About the author

Christine is the co-founder and editorial director for GRAND Magazine. She is the grandmother of five and great-grandmom (aka Grandmere) to one. She makes her home in St. Petersburg, Florida.

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