Print & Pen

The Fact Factory Print & Pen subscription provides young readers with the very best that both digital and print publishing has to offer. In collaboration with Gridmark and the G-Talk3 pen, young readers can enjoy a truly accessible and immersive reading experience through a pen that unlocks audio files embedded on every printed page. Imagine a printed magazine with the capabilities of an audio book.


Each month (12 issues in the year), we notify you when the latest issue has been posted to your home. You then log on to the website, connect your pen to your computer and follow the simple instructions provided to download the audio files for the latest issue. Seeing (and hearing) is believing (and reading).

Annual Subscription
(Pen + 12 Monthly Issues + Postage): £195.00
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A Children’s Audio & Print Magazine

Every issue of The Fact Factory is professionally recorded by a talented team of child voice-over actors from around the world. Coupled with the G-Talk 3 pen, young readers can listen to their magazines like that of audio books – from start to finish, or anywhere in between.

An offline solution to digital content

Some parents or children may prefer their young reader to spend time away from screens and devices but don’t want to sacrifice accessibilities and support features. With the G-Talk 3 pen, an unique off-line solution is achieved that enables readers to work from a printed magazine resource, but avail of

Vocabulary Development & Enrichment

Each monthly magazine contains vocabulary development and enrichment opportunities. This is achieved through a series of bolded words. When a child taps their pen of one of these words, an audio definition is activated. When this ends, the child can return to reading and listening as normal.

How to Activate the Pen

Click here to watch a short explainer video on how to activate your G-Talk3 pen to each new issue of The Fact Factory, listen to each fact, and access the audio glossary.

How to Record With the Pen

Click here to watch a short explainer video on how to record with your G-Talk3 pen (practise your reading, communicate with parents and teachers, answer questions).

How to Download Your Audio

Click here to watch a short explainer video on how to download your audio files to the pen for each new monthly issue and delete old recordings.


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Seeing (and listening) is believing (and reading)!

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