Top 7 Best Activity Books for Babies

Babies will love these noisy, lift-the-flap, touchy-feely and interactive books. They're full of fun and colour and are guaranteed to delight little ones. See below for the best activity books for babies.

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1. Dear Zoo

Rod Campbell

This engaging book features fun flaps to lift, guaranteed to enthral babies! Look under the flaps to find the perfect pet and uncover all sorts of exotic creatures. What will it be next - an elephant, a monkey, perhaps even a lion? With charming repetition and vibrant illustrations, this is a tried-and-tested favourite with little readers.

2. Baby's Very First Noisy Book

Stella Baggott

This book is sure to delight babies with onomatopoeic words, bright colours and lots of funny noises! Push the buttons for the sounds of quacking ducks, tooting cars and a wailing fire engine.

3. That's Not My Monkey

Fiona Watt

This delightful touch-and-feel board book is full of tactile surprises for babies to explore! Simple, repetitive text and a mischievous character make this a book that little ones will cherish. Plus, it's part of a series of similar books, featuring different engaging animals.

4. My Learning Library: Animals Collection

Great for helping little ones learn from a very young age, these gorgeous board books feature fun images of common creatures. Bright and exciting, babies will love identifying and learning the names of different animals whilst building their picture-word recognition and vocabulary skills. Plus, the books can fit together to make a jigsaw puzzle!

5. Peppa Pig: Peppa's Super Noisy Sound Book

Ladybird

This fantastically fun interactive book sees the adorable Peppa Pig and her little brother George have a very noisy day indeed! With a whopping 18 sound buttons to press as you read the story, babies will adore this bright, bold, loud book.

6. Princess Polly's/Pirate Pete's Potty Sticker Activity Book

Join either Pirate Pete or Princess Polly as they learn to leave nappies behind and use the potty confidently! These exciting activity books include over 70 stickers and a potty reward chart for a fun and interactive way to help little ones learn to use the potty.

7. Baby's Very First Touchy-Feely Colours Play Book

Fiona Watt

Babies can pore over bright, bold pictures and explore interesting textures as they learn their colours in this vibrant board book. Each page is designed to be visually stunning with eye-catching illustrations and plenty to look at. Great for helping little ones develop their language and sensory skills, this book features die-cut trails for little fingers to follow and holes to peep through.

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    This is a bold, bright new book for babies containing beautifully designed high-contrast images that are easy for even newborn babies to focus on and a sound panel to bring the pictures to life. The words are onomatopoeic, providing easy prompts for parents to make sounds for their babies to hear, essential for their speech development along with the sound panel for added effect. The sounds include quacking ducks, tooting cars and a wailing fire engine.
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    Rod Campbell's Dear Zoo has been published in a sturdy board book format to suit very young children. The lively illustrations, simple story and engaging lift-the-flap fun guarantee the book's toddler appeal.

    With its repetition and appealing illustrations, this is bound to be a favourite choice at bedtime for toddlers from 1 and over.
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    With more than 70 stickers included, this updated interactive version of Pirate Pete's Potty is even more suited to helping little ones feel confident and motivated when learning to use the potty. Join Pirate Pete as he ditches his nappies and understands how to use a potty and wear 'proper' pants like a big boy! You and your little one can add the stickers to the story and even fill in your child's own potty reward chart at the end.

    This children's book has been hand-picked for you by Red House.
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    With more than 70 stickers included, this updated interactive version of Princess Polly's Potty is even more suited to helping little ones feel confident and motivated when learning to use the potty. Join Princess Polly as she ditches her nappies and understands how to use a potty and wear 'proper' pants like a big girl! You and your little one can add the stickers to the story and even fill in your child's own potty reward chart at the end.
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    Peppa's Super Noisy Sound Book is a fun, interactive sound book, for fans of Peppa Pig! Snort! Find out what happens when Peppa and George's very quiet day turns very noisy indeed! With 18 sound buttons to press as you read the story, this is a super noisy gift for every Peppa fan! Based on the BAFTA award-winning animation. There are lots more Peppa Pig books from Ladybird for you to enjoy including: The Big Tale of Little Peppa and Play with Peppa Hand Puppet Book.
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    Babies will love looking at the bright pictures and exploring the textures as they learn their colours in this vibrant board book. Each page is specially designed to be visually stimulating with bright, eye-catching illustrations and lots to look at. It is a fun aid to developing language and sensory skills for the very young, with die-cut trails to run little fingers along and holes to peep through.
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    Part of a very popular series that aims to help toddlers develop their language and sensory skills, That's Not My Monkey is a touchy-feely board full of bright artwork and tactile patches.

    With simple, repetitive text and a cheeky character at its heart, there is also a little white mouse for children to spot on every page. Available at a great Book People price, this is a must for any young reader you know.
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    Perfect for small hands and also ideal for helping children learn from a very young age, this collection contains eight chunky board books that feature images of common creatures. Best of all, the books can fit together into a fun jigsaw puzzle.

    Bright and engaging, these books provide children with a fun way of identifying and learning the names of various animals while also developing their picture-word recognition and vocabulary skills.