Apple’s new ‘App of the Week’ is the snappily named Nighty Night Circus – bedtime story & lullaby for kids, and you can now download it for free on your iPhone and iPad.

The app, which normally retails for $3 but originally debuted at $4 is the sequel to Nighty Night, an app that “3 million parents bring their children to bed with.” If you have young children, then you will be acutely aware how difficult the bedtime process can be, and night time stories can make all the difference when your child likes a bed time routine. The Nighty Night apps take that one step further, with this most current app proving equally as popular as its predecessor.


“Nighty Night Circus” has a magical setting and a very special bedtime-atmosphere full of animations and color.

Children find themselves in a circus setting with 8 circus animals, which they can bring to bed by switching off the lights or blowing out candles.

Each circus animal performs several tricks and wants to show them off to the child before going to sleep.

Taking the age old, tried and tested bedtime story to its logical conclusion, the Nighty Night Circus app could be worth its weight in gold if it helps even just one child get to sleep, and that’s speaking from experience!


If you have kids that struggle getting to sleep and have an iPad or any iOS device for that matter at hand, then you could probably do worse than try either of the Nighty Night apps out, that too when it costs nothing, albeit temporarily. With this app free for a week, now really is the time to download it even if your own child isn’t yet ready to take advantage of it.

You really can never have enough sleeping aids!

(Download: Nighty Night Circus – Bedtime story for kids for iOS on the App Store)

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