Disney App Beauty and the Beast Storybook DeluxeDisney releases five new children’s titles in apps including:

Disney's Beauty and the Beast App Coloring PageBeauty and the Beast: Storybook Deluxe

Rated 5-stars by Common Sense Media, this app—newly released in 3-D—allows children to experience a tale as old as time in storybook form. Complete with games, movie clips, puzzles, coloring pages, and sing-along songs from the film, kids will find a surprise on every page. Kids can hear the story read aloud, record their own narration, or explore at their own pace. (MSRP $4.99) (Photos shown are from the Beauty and the Beast Storybook Deluxe app.)

Don’t Let the Pigeon Run This App!

This app features the creative work of three-time Caldecott Honoree Mo Willems, who brings the Pigeon to the digital screen with this feature-rich, animated app. The app lets users create their own Pigeon stories, and it is fully animated with shake-and-play technology and customized voice integration, which is sure to bring laughs to young children.  (MSRP $6.99)

It's A Small World

Recommended by Consumer Reports, this app gives families a chance to experience the “It’s A Small World” ride, song, and lyrics in an inspiring new way. Taking readers on an adventure, the app is packed with whimsical interactivity, artwork by illustrator Joey Chou, and memorable music. Featuring the original Sherman Brothers’ song lyrics, this simple, poetic story encourages kids to meet new people, explore new places, and discover that it’s a small world, after all. (MSRP $3.99)

Pooh’s Birthday Surprise

Rated 5-stars by Common Sense Media, this storybook app features Winnie the Pooh illustrations and tap-and-play animation designed to help children acquire and reinforce early literacy and pre-math concepts. As children read along with the word-by-word narration, they are invited to join the birthday party planning with their favorite friends in the Hundred-Acre Wood. (MSRP $4.99)

Toy Story Showtime

This storybook app is designed to help children explore essential early reading concepts. Kids are invited to join Buzz Lightyear as he sets out to impress Jessie the Cowgirl in a talent show. As Buzz tries his luck at everything from comedy to juggling, emerging readers discover new vocabulary words in the context of an interactive storytelling experience. (MSRP $4.99)

All Disney Publishing apps are available from the App Store on the iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch or at iTunes.

What storybook apps do your children love?