What's New

Duck Duck Moose has joined Khan Academy, a nonprofit with a mission to provide a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere. We’d like to thank you for supporting us. Without you, we wouldn't have attained this exciting next stage of growth. Now that we’re part of Khan Academy, all Duck Duck Moose apps are available for free to anyone, anywhere. Download any apps you might be missing, share our news and learn more about getting involved at www.duckduckmoose.com/about.

Bug fixes and graphic updates.

App Description

An award-winning app based on Common Core State Standards, Duck Duck Moose Reading teaches phonics and reading skills in a fun zoo-themed adventure. With word and letter activities, kids learn by playing with flamingos, monkeys, lions and more. Keep track of progress through a new parent reporting tool. AWARDS: Parents’ Choice Gold Award; Children’s Technology Review Editor’s Choice Award. AGES: 3-7.

PLAY CATEGORY: Early Learning/Curriculum



- Letter-sound and word activities 

- Recognizing and naming lowercase letters 

- Demonstrating knowledge of letter-sound correspondences 

- Isolating and pronouncing sounds in CVC (consonant-vowel-consonant) words

WORDS & LETTERS: Teaches phonics through 9 different activities
- Learn the letter sounds for all consonants, short vowels and long vowels
- Practice spelling consonant-vowel-consonant (CVC) words

PARENT REPORTING: Includes a new reporting tool so parents and teachers can see how a child is progressing

- Developed in conjunction with Stanford University Educator, Jennifer DiBrienza, PhD in -
Early Elementary Education and former NYC public school teacher (K-Grade 2)
- Tested extensively in Kindergarten classrooms


(A wholly-owned subsidiary of Khan Academy)
Duck Duck Moose, an award-winning creator of educational mobile apps for families, is a passionate team of engineers, artists, designers, and educators. Founded in 2008, the company has created 21 top-selling titles and has received 21 Parents’ Choice Awards, 18 Children’s Technology Review Awards, 12 Tech with Kids’ Best Pick App Awards, and a KAPi award for “Best Children’s App” at the International Consumer Electronics Show.

Khan Academy is a nonprofit with a mission to provide a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere. Duck Duck Moose is now part of the Khan Academy family. Like all Khan Academy offerings, all Duck Duck Moose apps are now free, without ads or subscriptions. We rely on our community of volunteers and donors. Get involved today at www.duckduckmoose.com/about.

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iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • December 05, 2012 Initial release
  • December 08, 2012 Price decrease: $1.99 -> $0.99
  • December 15, 2012 Price increase: $0.99 -> $1.99
  • March 15, 2013 New version 1.0.1
  • June 28, 2013 Price increase: $1.99 -> $2.99
  • July 19, 2013 Price increase: $2.99 -> $3.99
  • September 11, 2013 New version 2.0
  • September 19, 2013 New version 2.0.1
  • September 19, 2013 Price decrease: $3.99 -> $1.99
  • October 15, 2014 New version 2.0.2
  • January 10, 2016 Price increase: $1.99 -> $2.99
  • November 09, 2016 New version 2.1
  • November 09, 2016 Price decrease: $2.99 -> FREE!