There are two different types of audio books available on Epic!, pure Audio books and "Read To Me" books. To activate the audio for either books, please open a book with audio and click on the green "play" button (on the web, the green play button is located on the top navigation bar for "Read to Me" books).
To filter for "Read to Me" or Audio books on the browse screen, tap on the drop down menu and select "Read to Me" or "Audio Books" (drop down menu is located on the left side of the browse screen).
Audio books (Purple-tagged): Audio books are indicated by a purple tag on the bottom right hand side of the book that says "Audio Book." These books are pure audio, without a visual book to go along with it and there are no pages to turn. Many of these audio books also feature music and songs.
Purple-tagged audio books are not available for offline reading and do not count towards the total number of books finished for badges and achievements. However, audio books count towards the number of hours read on Epic!.
"Read To Me" books (Green-tagged): "Read To Me" books will have a green audio icon in the bottom right corner. They have a visual book for the child to read along and look at the pictures, as they listen to the audio. The pages turn automatically as the audio plays.
Green-tagged "Read to Me" books can be downloaded to read offline and do count towards the total number of books finished for badges and achievements.
Read-to-Me books offer follow-along word highlighting to help kids improve their reading skills on Epic!. The Word Highlighting feature is located on the first page of any Read-to-Me book and is available in two modes, Magnify and Underline.