What is Epic?
Epic is the world's leading online children's subscription book service offering immediate, on-demand access to over 35,000 high-quality illustrated books and chapter books for children ages 12 and under. Epic!'s ever-expanding library also includes thousands of Read-to-Me books, Audiobooks, educational videos, and fun educational quizzes. Partnerships with leading publishers, including HarperCollins and National Geographic, bring age-appropriate, award-winning fiction and non-fiction books to your child's fingertips.
With an Epic subscription, books can be easily discovered, read, and shared with friends! Personalized for each individual reader, Epic is the only place to access thousands of high-quality, curated children’s books without having to purchase or download titles individually. Beautifully designed for mobile and web use featuring fun game-like elements, Epic provides kids with a personal library-on-demand that they can take with them anywhere! In a world of unlimited screen time, Epic is a smart and safe alternative to generic games and videos. Join the Epic community today at www.getepic.com.
Is Epic safe and appropriate for my children?
Epic was created by two parents who recognized a need for a safe place for their own children to read, learn and explore on their devices. They understood that the internet wasn’t built for kids, and with these concerns in mind, Epic was born. Careful human curation is the heart of Epic’s brand and is what sets us apart from other popular services for children.
Epic is, and will always be, a safe and secure environment for children to explore. We work tirelessly to ensure that children will never come across inappropriate content, in-app purchases or ads on Epic.
Here are a few of the ways Epic is able to confidently create and maintain a safe environment for discovery and learning:
- Epic’s library has been carefully curated with content from only the most reputable and respected partners like National Geographic Kids and Sesame Workshop, so children have access to the highest quality content available.
- Every piece of content available on Epic - including books, read-to-me books, audiobooks, and videos - has been carefully and thoughtfully hand-picked by real people, including teachers and librarians, not computers or algorithms.
- While some of Epic’s videos also appear on YouTube or have been created by popular YouTube creators, the Epic team reviews every single video before it is made available to children. In addition, Epic only publishes clean versions of these videos, without ads, commercial messages or prompts to subscribe.
- Epic does not stream content from any other website or company. Every single piece of content, video or otherwise, lives on our own servers in a controlled environment, so content can never be uploaded to our platform that has not been reviewed and approved by our highly qualified team.
Epic strives to delight and inspire children while serving as a trusted resource for families and educators alike.
I forgot my password. What should I do?
Please click or tap on the "forgot your password?" link located at the bottom of the sign-in page of the app/site. A password reset email will be sent to the email address associated with your Epic account (if you don't receive the reset email within 15 minutes, please check your spam or junk folder).
If you did not receive your password reset email or have trouble resetting your password, let us know! We're happy to help!
Does Epic offer a version for Educators?
Yes! We actually offer Epic for Educators for free to elementary school teachers and elementary school librarians. You can sign up for a free educator account on our website using your school email address.
To sign up for your free educator account, please visit www.getepic.com/educators.
Educator version of Epic (Epic for Educators) is intended for use in the brick-and-mortar elementary school classrooms or school library only.
Can my students access Epic at home?The free educator version of Epic is for use in the classroom or school library between 6am-4pm Monday through Friday. For use at home, students should be using the home version of Epic. This is due to our Terms of Service and our contracts with publishers.
In order for students to access Epic at home, a parent can purchase a subscription of Epic for home and family use. Parents can try Epic free for 30 days, and if they decide to subscribe, Epic costs only $7.99/month (after the first free month) for access to Epic's full library of thousands of titles.
To invite parents to use the home version of the Epic app, please utilize the "Enable Home Access" feature in your teacher dashboard. For additional information, please visit: What does the "Enable Home Access" button do in the teacher dashboard?
How can I contact Epic?
We'd love to hear from you and we're happy to help!
The fastest way to get a response is to submit your request here. In general, we will respond within 24 business hours.