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What is Polylino?

Polylino is a digital picture book service for UK nurseries and preschools to support language and literacy development in their pupils both in the classroom and at home.

Our vision is to bring the magic of storytime to every child, as we want all children in the UK, no matter their background or learning requirements to have the same reading opportunities.

Our user-friendly digital reading solution hosts hundreds of high-quality picture books which have been carefully curated to align with the EYFS curriculum. Children's literature expert Jake Hope described it as a "treasure trove of titles to suit all tastes and subjects, all at the touch of a screen".

All of the books on Polylino are available to read and listen to in English, and many of the books can be listened to in different languages. This means that Polylino provides an alternative and engaging way to support EAL students who speak a different language from English when they are at home.

For each book, a child can browse the pages, listen to or mute the audio and read for themselves with the text highlighted or not, bookmark their favourite parts, zoom in on the text or artwork, and read together or seperately. The accessibility of the books on Polylino means that it works well as a solution to support SEND students at a nursery who require additional support at storytime.

Anyone who signs up for Polylino is provided with a Teacher Guide written by Jake Hope which provides detailed information about how a nursery can use Polylino to support language development with their children.

The Polylino Home Access option allows nursery staff to give access to parents/guardians to use Polylino at home with their children to support their learning journey outside of the classroom.


CompanyBusiness Name: ILT Education
HQ Location: Sweden
Founded: 2021
Age Range0-4, 5-7
FeaturesMake Your Own BookshelfTeacher GuideDigital LibraryReading SolutionMultilingualism SupportAudio BooksBooks Available To Listen To In Over 50 LanguagesZoom In On Text And ArtworkChild ModeDownload Books To Use OfflineBookmarksText HighlightingAuto Page TurnDiverse BooksNon-fiction BooksFiction BooksNursery RhymesSongbooksStem BooksWordless Books
LanguagesEnglish, Finnish, French, German, Norwegian, Norwegian Bokmål, Swedish, Norwegian Nynorsk
AccessibilityModerate features
PoliciesTerms of ServicePrivacy PolicyGDPR
RequirementsAvailable OfflineInternet - Low BandwidthInternet - High BandwidthMobile - iPhoneMobile - iPadMobile - WindowsMobile - Android

Polylino should be used online as this means that the service is regularly updated with new books. However, a user can download books within the service to use when offline.

Set Up

It should take no longer than 10 minutes to start using Polylino. Simply download the Polylino app for free from the AppStore or Google Play, login using the credentials we provide you with when you sign up for a free trial on our website (no payment details required), and you will then be able to instantly access hundreds of books on Polylino.

TrainingIn PersonLive OnlineWebinarsDocumentationVideos

We offer unlimited training for our Polylino customers.

Upon signing up for a trial account, you will receive a digital how-to-guide for Polylino, and your Account Manager will be on hand to answer any questions and to provide you with a step-by-step demo to suit your needs and requirements.

All users customers have access to our Teacher Guide written by Jake Hope which provides guidance as to how to use Polylino to support the EYFS at your nursery or preschool.

SupportEmailFAQs/ForumPhone Support

Our dedicated Customer Support team are there to support our customers every step of the way. We provide materials on our website to support those questions asked frequently, and our team are also available for a phone or video call to help with any other support enquiries.

Home LearningParent AccessParent Supervision

A nursery can purchase Polylino Home Access which allows them to give parents/guardians access to use Polylino at home.

Polylino Pricing

Pricing Plans

Free Trial
Paid Subscription

For pricing, customers should contact Polylino's customer support team.

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Last updated 17th May 2022