Thomas the Tank Engine Wikia
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Read and Play was a 2017 game available to download for free on the App Store and Google Play. It also offers In-App purchase for a monthly or yearly subscription. In 2019, the app was discontinued from the Android and the App Store in 2020.

Description

Thomas & Friends: Read & Play is a library of interactive read-to-me audio book, videos and many fun activities that are built to provide fun learning experiences for kids and fans of Thomas & Friends.

Kids and Parents can enjoy tons of fun with our educational content in a completely kidsafe and AD-FREE environment together. Download FREE and start to Read & Play with Thomas & Friends today!

Thomas & Friends: Read & Play also provides creative drawing tools and fun Thomas & Friends stickers for children to embrace their creative side whenever/wherever.

Thomas & Friends: Read & Play Features:

  • READ TO ME AUDIO & ANIMATED BOOKS*

- Enjoy classic stories from the island of Sodor, with tales including all of your favorite engines from Thomas & Friends.

- All books are narrated with official Thomas and Friends voice-over in standard native English.

- Colorful story pages with delicate movements and animation.

- Your child can interact with the pages to discover sounds and noises, like Thomas' whistle or Bertie's horn and so much more.

  • THOMAS & FRIENDS VIDEOS:

- A diverse set of content that can be streamed online or downloading to your device for offline viewing whenever/wherever.

- Just-for-Fun videos and educational content available for curious minds.

- A safe video environment with Thomas & Friends content only and completely AD-FREE.

  • CREATIVE DRAWING with THOMAS & FRIENDS STICKERS (Available on tablets only)

- Let your child draw whenever and wherever with multiple pencils, colored pens, paints and chalk to create fun colorful pictures and designs.

- Draw with tons of Thomas & Friends stickers and badges ranging from all of your favorite engines, to trees, plants and animals.

Download now for FREE and start exploring a selected choice of Thomas & Friends books, activities and videos!

Enjoy WEEKLY updates of new content with SUBSCRIPTION. Books and activities will be added at no extra cost every week. There is always going to be something new for your child to experience and enjoy, alongside your favorite Thomas & Friends.

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Thomas & Friends Read & Play offers two subscription options:

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These prices are for United States customers. Prices in other countries may vary and actual charges may be converted to your local currency depending on your country. WiFi is recommended.

Note: This is a beta version of the application. It is not representative of what the final, full released product will look like.

During this period, we welcome and appreciate both your feedback and support archive and we work to bring Thomas & Friends: Read & Play to all.

Books

Trivia

  • The books are narrated by Mark Moraghan.
  • Stafford Gets Stuck is the only read-along with no narration.
  • Despite only appearing in the Gullane Entertainment and HiT Entertainment model eras, this app is the only time Molly, Mighty MacKellyByron, NedIsobellaJeremyMrs. Kyndley and Dilly are mentioned by Mark Moraghan.
    • Before his return to CGI, this app was also the only time Terence was mentioned by Mark Moraghan.
  • Despite only appearing in the Nitrogen era, this app is also the only time Bash, DashOl' Wheezy and Hee-Haw are mentioned by Mark Moraghan.
  • This is the first time Rosie and Monty are mentioned by Mark Moraghan.
  • This is the only time Ferdinand is mentioned by Mark Moraghan.
  • Douglas shares Duck's whistle sound, although he uses his original whistle sound in one of the pages on Donald and Douglas.
  • Toby has his original bell sound.
  • Emily shares Henry's whistle sound.
  • In Number Fun: Ordering Numbers, the Thomas and Friends Season 1-7 theme is heard after the start of the page.
  • Skarloey has his whistle sound used in the fourth to twelfth series, one or two Railway Stories CDs and some games.
  • Rheneas has his whistle sound used in the beginning of A Bad Day for Sir Handel, the sixth to twelfth series and some games.
  • Peter Sam has his ninth series whistle sound.
  • Mighty Mac have their eleventh series whistle sounds at some steps lower in some of the pages on Mighty Mac and Tiny Engines Easy Reading: Mighty Mac and Mac shares Mighty's eleventh series whistle sound.

Goofs

  • In Kevin Meets Cranky, a snapshot of Victor is named Salty.
  • James' tender is connected to his valance.
  • Gordon's fly crank is missing.
  • James' wheels are grey when they should be black.
  • Gordon's Hill is illustrated as having a single track instead of three tracks.
  • Most of the trucks lack facial features.
  • James is oversized.
  • The trucks are scaled down standard gauge trucks.
  • Mavis has a whistle sound, despite her being a diesel.
  • Skarloey is missing his number.
  • Sir Handel's bufferbeam is blue and his roof is painted white.
  • Skarloey's nose is a different shape.
  • Percy's coal bunker is green.
  • Gordon's tender does not have axle boxes.
  • Gordon's crank pin is missing.
  • Donald does not have a tender, as a coach is coupled behind his cab bunker.
  • Thomas' wheels are the same size as Gordon's drive wheels.
  • Edward has a 2-6-0 wheel arrangement, like James.
  • Spencer is missing his front coupling.
  • Spencer's fly crank is missing.
  • In Sodor's Finest, Thomas, Henry, Percy and Emily's lamps are flipped.
  • In Thomas and the Really Useful Crew and Sodor's 7, the Steam Team members lamps are flipped
  • In Thomas and the Really Useful Crew, Toby's number is flipped.
  • In one of the pictures of Knapford, there are three lines between platforms three and four.
  • Duck's wheels are painted green.
  • Mighty Mac is depicted as a standard gauge engine.
  • Molly's buffers are black when they should be silver.
  • Harvey's livery is brown instead of burgundy.
  • In Tiny Engines Easy Reading: Gordon the Big Engine, Gordon has Edward's whistle sound.
  • In Number Fun: Subtraction, Toby has Thomas' whistle sound, despite him being a tram engine.
  • Thomas is missing his buffers.
  • Gordon's tender is missing its wheels.
  • In The Lost Puff: Listen and Learn, Toby the Tram Engine: Little Engines Missing Words and Terence the Tractor: Little Engines Missing Words, Thomas has Gordon's whistle sound.
  • In one page of Gordon the Big Engine, Henry has Edward's whistle sound.
  • In Little Engines Missing Words: Belle's New Friend, Belle has Gordon's whistle sound.
  • In Color Fun: Percy the Small Engine, a coloring sheet is used from Cranky the Crane.
  • In Spot the Difference: Donald and Douglas, Donald has Thomas' whistle sound and Douglas has a different whistle sound.
  • Stafford has a whistle sound, despite him having a horn and being an electric engine.
  • Edward's wheels consistently change arrangement.
  • Rosie is missing her blush and lip gloss.
  • Percy's lamp irons are missing.
  • Emily is drastically smaller than Henry and Gordon.
  • At the start of Snowy Tracks, Gordon the Big Engine, Don't Bother Victor (2018 rerelease), Annie and Clarabel and Jack the Front Loader, there is no narration at all.
  • In Number Fun: What Comes Next?, Belle has Thomas' whistle sound.
  • In Number Fun: What Comes Before?, Gordon has Thomas' whistle sound.
  • In Number Fun: Odd and Even, Hiro has Thomas' whistle sound.
  • In Number Fun: Missing Odd Numbers, Mighty Mac has Thomas' whistle sound.
  • In Number Fun: Odd and Even, Hiro has Thomas' whistle sound.
  • In Number Fun: Subtraction, Toby has Thomas' whistle sound, despite him being a tram engine.
  • In Number Fun: Doubling, Skarloey has a bell sound, despite him having a whistle.
  • In Little Engines Missing Words and Easy Reading: Kevin Meets Cranky, barrel is mistaken as box.
  • One of the pages on The Fat Controller and Spencer the Express Engine read-along has no narration.
  • Bertie has a different horn sound.
  • At the last page of Little Engines Missing Words: Mavis the Diesel Engine, Gordon's whistle is heard, but he is nowhere to be seen.
  • Some engines change whistle sounds in some pages.
  • Harvey has his current whistle sound at different pitches and he has Mighty's eleventh series whistle sound in some pages on Harvey the Crane Engine, although he has his current and Mighty Mac's eleventh series whistle sounds, but at different pitches on some pages.
  • Hiro has a different whistle sound and shares it with Stafford, despite Stafford having a horn and being an electric shunting engine. Donald incorrectly used it in one of the pages on Donald and Douglas.
  • Salty has Thomas' whistle sound and Molly's original whistle sound combined, despite having a horn and being a diesel.
  • Charlie has the same whistle sound as Salty, despite Salty having a horn and being a diesel.
  • Mavis has a whistle sound, despite her being a diesel and having a horn.
  • Paxton has Emily's seventh series/Peter Sam's ninth series/Freddie's whistle sound at a different pitch and another note is added, despite him being a diesel and having a horn.
  • In the Read Along book and Little Engines Easy Reading of Don't Bother Victor, there are a couple of incorrect whistle sounds:
    • Rheneas has both Douglas' fourth series whistle sound and Skarloey's original whistle sound.
    • Peter Sam has his current whistle sound when you play it before turning a page, but in the pages, Peter Sam has Duck's whistle sound in some pages and Donald's original whistle sound in one page and in Little Engines Easy Reading, he has Freddie's whistle sound.
    • Victor has his current whistle sound when you play it before turning a page, but in the pages, Victor has Gordon's whistle sound and in Little Engines Easy Reading, he has Duck's whistle sound.
  • In the Read Along book of Blue Mountain Mystery, there are a couple of incorrect whistle sounds:
    • Rheneas has James' whistle sound.
    • Luke has Percy's whistle sound.
    • Victor has Edward's whistle sound, but in Little Engines Easy Reading, he has Duck's whistle sound.
  • In the Read Along book of Victor the Shiny Red Engine and Little Engines Easy Reading: Don't Bother Victor! Victor has Duck's whistle sound in some pages and in one page, Henry has James' low pitch whistle sound. In one page of the Read Along book Victor the Shiny Red Engine, he has Donald's original whistle sound.
  • In Little Engines Easy Reading: Toby the Tram Engine, Annie and Clarabel are mistaken as Henrietta.
  • Sir Topham Hatt's car and some other cars have Alfie's horn sound.
  • In Little Engines Easy Reading: Day of the Diesels, Diesel 10 has Diesel's horn sound.
  • Donald has Douglas' fourth series whistle sound.
  • In The Return of Diesel, Henry has Percy's whistle sound.
  • In Spot the Difference: Toby the Tram Engine, Toby has a whistle sound, despite him being a tram engine.
  • Vinnie's nameplate is flipped in Rattling Rails.
  • In Number Fun: Missing Odd Numbers, the logo and the circle of Thomas appears next to the Missing Odd Numbers logo.
  • In Toby the Tram Engine, Toby has a sad whistle sound in one of the pages, despite him being a tram engine.
  • In Spot the Difference: Toby the Tram Engine, Toby has a whistle, despite him being a tram engine.
  • Flynn has a different horn sound and a siren similar to an American police siren.
  • Belle has a different bell sound in one page.
  • In Spot the Difference: Cranky the Crane, Percy has a bell, despite him having a whistle.
  • In Spot the Difference: Duck the Great Western Engine, Percy has a different whistle sound.
  • In Spot the Difference: Molly the Bright Yellow Engine, Molly has Thomas' whistle sound.
  • In Spot the Difference: Bertie the Bus, Whiff's whistle sound is heard, but he is nowhere to be seen.
  • In The Great Race: Meet the Engines videos, most engines have Thomas' whistle sound.
  • In Little Engines Easy Reading and Little Engines Missing Words: Thomas and the Piglets, Farmer Trotter is just named "Farmer".
  • Scruff has Rosie's whistle sound.
  • Philip has Duck's whistle sound, despite him being a diesel.
  • In Axel Takes a Tumble, Listen and Learn: On Misty Island and Little Engines Easy Reading: Edward the Blue Engine, Edward has Thomas' whistle sound.
  • In one page of Little Engines Easy Reading: The Tall Friend, Edward is mistaken as Gordon.
  • In one page of Little Engines Easy Reading: Blue Mountain Mystery, Victor has Douglas' original whistle sound.
  • In one page of Little Engines Easy Reading: James the Red Engine, Edward is mistakenly called Henry.
  • Stephen has Stepney's twelfth series whistle sound.
  • In one page of Kevin Meets Cranky, Victor has James' whistle sound.

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