Bob Books Set 1: Beginning Readers is a number-one best seller on Amazon.com. It has been in the Amazon Top 100 Children’s Books for the past seven years. In addition, Bob Books have consistent 4-5 star ratings from customers. One reviewer wrote, "These are the best ‘learning to read’ books that I have found. They have totally boosted my son's confidence."
After review of thousands of apps, "Bob's Books #1 - Reading Magic HD" and "Bob Books #2 - Reading Magic HD" were selected for inclusion in Jinny Gudmundsen's book: iPad Apps for Kids (part of the For Dummies series of books).
In 2010, Bob Books Sight Words: Kindergarten and Bob Books Sight Words: First Grade won the Best Book Award and received a 4 1/2 star rating (out of 5 stars). The reviewer said, “With few words per page and plenty of repetitive vocabulary, these slender books give new readers a sense of success and reinforce the idea of can-do.”
Bob Books #1: Reading Magic was listed as a best app for kids by Parenting.com writer, and App Developer, Peter Evan Ginsberg. Ginsberg called Reading Magic a "pitch-perfect combination of the best of a first reader’s book with a simple spelling puzzle game. The book is read and instructions are given in a clear and encouraging voice."