Like doodling on the pages of a notebook, Scribblenauts is whatever you want to make of it.
In fact it's even better than doodling because you don't have to be good at drawing. Simply spell out any singular noun - and apparently there are 22,802 in the game - and that object will appear for you to use.
This is a game fuelled by the wilds of your imagination.
As for its gamic qualities, the set up is a traditional side scrolling puzzle and action experience.
You control a character called Maxwell who has to solve a problem, such as moving a whale back to the sea or reuniting a duck with its mother without hurting the wolf that's in the way.